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Gain insight on SAS solutions and analytics technology with our collection of free e-books. 

Artificial Intelligence with SAS®: Special Collection

Foreword by Saurabh Gupta

Today, powerful AI is augmenting analytics in every area, and helping to maximize the value of the analytic tools and solutions that SAS has been championing for the last 42 years.

We have carefully selected a handful of groundbreaking papers from recent SAS Global Forum papers which illustrate how SAS is adding capabilities to our tools and solutions that help customers build their own AI solutions; and examples of AI solutions using our tools.

Exploring SAS® Enterprise Miner: Special Collection

Foreword by Jared Dean

SAS Enterprise Miner was first released in 1999. The interface has changed, and the capabilities have increased, but what remains the same is the potential Enterprise Miner gives its users to answer some of their most difficult predictive modeling challenges.

The papers included in this special collection have been selected to broaden your knowledge of Enterprise Miner; its utility and productivity.
 

Machine Learning with SAS®: Special Collection

Foreword by Saratendu Sethi

Machine learning is a powerful tool with many applications, from real-time fraud detection, recommender systems, and smart cars. It will not be long before some form of machine learning is integrated into all machines.

SAS offers many different solutions to use machine learning to model and predict your data. The papers included in this special collection demonstrate how cutting-edge machine learning techniques can benefit your data analysis.

The Internet of Things with SAS®: Special Collection 

Foreword by Tamara Dull

Defining the Internet of Things isn’t easy. From cars to factories to farms, many organizations are already collecting information from the connected devices that send and receive data over the Internet of Things (IoT).  While you won’t find a canonical definition of IoT in this free e-book, the papers included demonstrate how SAS is using its technology to address our customers’ IoT needs, including streaming data, edge computing, prescriptive analytics, and much more.

Discovering SAS® Viya: Special Collection 

Foreword by Randy Guard

To illustrate the power and flexibility of SAS Viya, several groundbreaking papers have been carefully selected from recent SAS Global Forum presentations to introduce you to the topics and to let you sample what each has to offer.

Fraud Analytics with SAS®: Special Collection

Foreword by Bart Baesens

SAS software provides many different techniques to monitor in real time and investigate your data, and several groundbreaking papers have been written to demonstrate how to use these techniques. Topics covered illustrate the power of SAS solutions that are available as tools for fraud analytics, highlighting a variety of domains, including money laundering, financial crime, and terrorism. 

Discovering Data Science with SAS®: Selected Topics

Foreword by Wayne Thompson

Wayne Thompson, Manager of Data Science Technologies at SAS, defines data science as a broad field that entails applying domain knowledge and machine learning to extract insights from complex and often dark data. To further help define data science, we have carefully selected a collection of chapters from SAS Press books that introduce and provide context to the various areas of data science, including their use and limitations.

Topics covered illustrate the power of SAS solutions that are available as tools for data science, highlighting a variety of domains including data analysis planning, data wrangling and visualization, time series, neural networks, text analytics, decision trees and more.

Visualizing Data with SAS® : Selected Topics      

Foreword by Robert Allison

Creative data exploration and creative problem solving begin with visualizing your data. Data visualization is critical in helping consumers grasp difficult concepts or identify new patterns that emerge from their data. Our data keeps getting bigger, and we need quicker, easier ways to convey it!

Topics covered in this free e-book illustrate the power of SAS solutions that are available as tools for data visualization, highlighting a variety of domains, including infographics, geomapping, and clinical graphs for the health and life sciences.

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