Kattamuri S. Sarma
Economist & Statistician

Kattamuri S. Sarma, PhD, was an economist and statistician with 30 years of experience in American business, including stints with IBM and AT&T. He was the founder and president of Ecostat Research Corp., a consulting firm specializing in predictive modeling and forecasting. Over the years, Dr. Sarma developed predictive models for the banking, insurance, telecommunication, and technology industries. A SAS user since 1992 until his death in 2020, he had extensive experience with multivariate statistical methods, econometrics, decision trees, and data mining with neural networks. The author of numerous professional papers and publications, Dr. Sarma was a SAS Certified Professional and a SAS Alliance Partner. He received his bachelor's degree in mathematics and his master's degree in economic statistics from universities in India. Dr. Sarma received his PhD in economics from the University of Pennsylvania, where he worked under the supervision of Nobel Laureate Lawrence R. Klein.

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Predictive Modeling with SAS® Enterprise Miner: Practical Solutions for Business Applications, Third Edition

By Kattamuri S. Sarma

This book shows you how to develop and test predictive models quickly using SAS Enterprise Miner. Explains complex methods in a simple and practical way to readers from different backgrounds and industries using realistic data. Incorporates the latest version of Enterprise Miner and expands the section on time series.

Predictive Modeling with SAS® Enterprise Miner: Practical Solutions for Business Applications, Second Edition

Predictive Modeling with SAS® Enterprise Miner: Practical Solutions for Business Applications