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Free SAS® E-Books

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

The Internet of Things

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

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

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

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

Create 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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