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SAS® Upcoming Titles

Portfolio and Investment Analysis with SAS: Financial Modeling Techniques for Optimization

Portfolio and Investment Analysis with SAS®: Financial Modeling Techniques for Optimization

By John B. Guerard, Ziwei Wang, and Ganlin Xu
Anticipated publication date: First quarter 2019

Portfolio and Investment Analysis with SAS®: Financial Modeling Techniques for Optimization is designed to show readers how use SAS to choose a statistically significant stock selection model, create Mean-Variance efficient portfolios, and be aggressive in investing to maximize the Geometric Mean. Based on the pioneering portfolio selection techniques of Harry Markowitz and others, this book shows how to maximizing the Geometric Mean maximizes the utility of final wealth to achieve the greatest level of terminal wealth in the shortest time possible.

   SAS® Administration from the Ground Up: Running the SAS®9 Platform in a Metadata Server Environment

SAS® Administration from the Ground Up: Running the SAS®9 Platform in a Metadata Server Environment

By Anja Fischer
Anticipated publication date: First Quarter 2019

Provides SAS administrators (new users or advanced users who want to check their knowledge) a hands-on, easy-to-follow administrator road map. Gives guidance in administering SAS and helps users find the right starting point, understanding what administering SAS means, and, at the end, making their SAS purchase a very successful one.

 

Building Dynamic Web Applications with SAS Stored Processes: A Step-by-Step Guide

Building Dynamic Web Applications with SAS® Stored Processes: A Step-by-Step Guide

By Phil Mason
Anticipated publication date: Second quarter 2019

Learn about SAS Stored Processes and how to use them, enhancing their use with HTML, CSS and javascript. Filled with helpful examples and detailed case studies, programmers will find this an essential reference for Stored Processes, web applications, and user interfaces. Read an excerpt from the book here.

PROC SQL: Beyond the Basics Using SAS®,
Third Edition

By Kirk Paul Lafler
Anticipated publication date: Second quarter 2019

Kirk Lafler's PROC SQL: Beyond the Basics Using SAS, Third Edition, offers a step-by-step example-driven guide that helps readers master the language of PROC SQL. Packed with analysis and examples illustrating an assortment of PROC SQL options, statements, and clauses, this book examines a broad range of topics and provides greater detail about this powerful database language.  Check out a preview excerpt from the book.

SAS Text Analytics for Business Applications

SAS® Text Analytics for Business Applications: Concept Rules for Information Extraction Models

By Teresa Jade, Biljana Belamaric Wilsey, and Michael Wallis
Anticipated publication date: Second quarter 2019

Information extraction is the task of automatically extracting structured information from unstructured or semi-structured text. SAS® Text Analytics for Business Applications: Concept Rules for Information Extraction Models focuses on this key element of natural language processing and provides real-world guidance on the effective application of text analytics.

Fundamentals of Programming in SAS®

By  Jim Blum and Jonathan Duggins 
Anticipated publication date: Third quarter 2019

This title will give new SAS users, including those seeking Base Programmer certification, an in-depth introduction to all the topics required to become a proficient SAS programmer. Topics include working with data in various forms and data manipulation, creating a variety of tabular and visual summaries of data, as well as data validation and good programming practices. The book pursues learning objectives in a spiral curriculum that returns to build upon topics introduced earlier, and at its core uses large-scale projects presented as case studies.

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