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SAS® Bridge for ESRI

The SAS® Bridge for ESRI adds the powerful analytic and business intelligence capabilities of SAS to your geographic information system. With this extension to ArcGIS, you can create maps and interactive presentations that show relationships and provide answers that were previously hidden. You can link tabular data in SAS with spatial data in ArcGIS so that queries can consider spatial proximities as part of the analysis.

 

With the SAS Bridge for ESRI, you can

With SAS Bridge for ESRI, you can export your data to a SAS data set, use SAS to perform any analysis that is needed, read the new data back into ArcMap, and incorporate the new information into your maps and presentations.

The SAS Bridge for ESRI adds the analytic intelligence of SAS to the easy-to-use mapping capabilities of ArcGIS. The result is a geographic information system unmatched in the ability to inform, persuade, and motivate.

The features provided by the SAS Bridge for ESRI are integrated with ArcGIS. After you have installed the software, you can access its features through the ArcGIS interface. Simply follow the instructions in the HOW TO topics to incorporate SAS data and analyses into your maps and presentations.

Note: SAS Bridge for ESRI works with versions 8.3 and higher of ArcGIS and versions 8.2 and higher of SAS software. SAS Bridge for ESRI Version 2.0 works with ArcGIS 8.3. SAS Bridge for ESRI Version 2.1 runs with ArcGIS 9.0. To determine which version of the SAS Bridge for ESRI you have installed, in ArcMap, select Tools Extension... SAS Data Exporter Extension.


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