SUGI 31 Proceedings

San Francisco, California
March 26-29, 2006
Kimberly J. LeBouton, Conference Chair

Table of Contents

All documents are in PDF format.
Front Matter
Paper Sections
Applications Development Coders' Corner Data Mining and Predictive Modeling
Data Presentation Data Warehousing, Management and Quality Focus Sessions
Hands-on Workshops Planning, Development and Support Posters
Statistics and Data Analysis Systems Architecture Tutorials

Front Matter

Copyright Page

Conference Leaders

SASware Ballot Results

SUGI Executive Committee

Future Conferences

Applications Development

Paper 001-31: Dan Jahn
    Service-Oriented Architectures – Going from Buzz to Business

Paper 002-31: Steve Holzworth, Clarke Thacher
    Achieving High Availability for the SASŪ9 Metadata Server

Paper 003-31: John W. Davison
    SASŪ by Design – A Disciplined Approach

Paper 004-31: Jeff Wright
    Drawkcab Gnimmargorp: Test-Driven Development with FUTS

Paper 005-31: Paul Smeekens, Erwin van Dongen
    Making Your Own Balanced Scorecard Using the SASŪ Information Delivery Portal

Paper 006-31: Kevin Graham
    Modular Programming using SAS/AFŪ and SASŪ SCL

Paper 007-31: Manolo Figallo-Monge
    Using Design Patterns to Integrate SAS/IntrNetŪ with Web Technologies

Paper 008-31: Lynn Curley
    SAS/AFŪ Software Rises Again – Enhancements in SASŪ 9.2

Paper 009-31: Larry Altmayer
    Everyone Trying to Update at the Same Time? Let's Try the Source Control Manager! (SAS/AFŪ Development Tool)

Paper 010-31: Phil Rhodes
    Hiding the Complexity: A Customized Application for Accessing Multidimensional Data

Paper 011-31: David G. Shannon
    Rich, Handsome, & Successful: The Power of SASŪ for Scientists & Statisticians in Research

Paper 012-31: Peter Crawford
    List Processing - Make Light Work of List Processing in SASŪ

Paper 013-31: Robert Jackson, Stephanie R. Thompson
    Security and Cost Considerations When Using Middleware to Facilitate SASŪ Integration

Paper 014-31: Tim P. Williams
    Version Control on the Cheap. A User-Friendly, Cost-Effective Revision Control System for SASŪ

Paper 015-31: Dianne Louise Rhodes
    Pretty Dates All in a Row

Paper 016-31: Jonathan E. Polito
    SASŪ Web Analytics 5.2 – What's New?

Paper 017-31: Jerry J. Hosking
    Web-Site Analytics – A Land Mine or a Gold Mine?

Paper 018-31: Albert Mo
    Developing, Managing, and Evaluating a Standard Macro System

Paper 019-31: Larry Hoyle
    Reading Microsoft Word XML Files with SASŪ

Paper 020-31: Edward Heaton
    So, Your Data are in Excel!

Paper 021-31: Stanislaw Furdal
    Batch Job to Create and Send Mass Excel Reports Using REXX, SASŪ, HTML(XML), and E-mail

Paper 022-31: LeRoy Bessler
    SASŪ with Excel Application Development: Tools and Techniques

Paper 023-31: Teresia L. Arthur, Mary Jafri
    Web-Enable Your SASŪ Applications

Coders' Corner

Paper 024-31: Paul A. Choate, Carol A. Martell
    De-Mystifying the SASŪ LIBNAME Engine in Microsoft Excel: A Practical Guide

Paper 025-31: Suzanne M. Humphreys
    MISSING! – Understanding and Making the Most of Missing Data

Paper 026-31: Stanley E. Fogleman
    Literally Minded – The Use of SASŪ Literals and Why They Are Still Relevant!

Paper 027-31: Bruce F. Gilsen
    Improve Your Dating: The INTNX Function Alignment Value SAMEDAY

Paper 028-31: William C. Murphy
    Squeezing Information out of Data

Paper 029-31: Erik W. Tilanus
    Gracefully Terminate a DATA Step If the Input Data File Is Not Available

Paper 030-31: Britta KelseyBassett
    The SORT Procedure: Beyond the Basics

Paper 031-31: Monal Kohli
    Project Duplication: Eradication Techniques

Paper 032-31: David Fickbohm
    Using the DATASETS Procedure

Paper 033-31: Leonid Batkhan
    Documentation–Driven Techniques for Building SASŪ Data Warehouses

Paper 034-31: Zizhong Fan
    Make the Invisible Visible: A Case Study of Importing Multiple Worksheet Files By Using the SASŪ9 LIBNAME Engine in Microsoft Excel

Paper 035-31: Ted Conway
    Sur La Table: Creating Microsoft Excel PivotTables in a Jiffy from SASŪ Data

Paper 036-31: George J. Hurley
    Xamining the X Statement (and Some Other Xciting Code)

Paper 037-31: Scott Jackson, Darrell Massengill
    SAS/AFŪ – Building a Tree View Hierarchy with Drag and Drop

Paper 038-31: Peter Crawford
    The Big Introduction from the Smallest Macro

Paper 039-31: Rick Andrews
    SASŪ Macro Dynamics – From Simple Basics to Powerful Invocations

Paper 040-31: Ted Clay
    Tight Looping with Macro Arrays

Paper 041-31: Peter Mooney, Conor McDonagh, Adam C. Winstanley
    Processing Large Environmental Data Sets with SASŪ: Writing Robust and Dynamic SAS Macro Code

Paper 042-31: Chang Y. Chung, Ian Whitlock
    %IFN – A Macro Function

Paper 043-31: Dan Bruns
    Question: How Do I Find Out What That _TYPE_ Value Is from My MEANS Procedure? Answer: The FINDTYPE Macro!

Paper 044-31: Ying Feng
    The SQL Procedure: When and How to Use It

Paper 045-31: Brian K. Varney
    Using Metadata and Project Data for Data-Driven Programming

Paper 046-31: Jack Hamilton
    DIGITS and DATES – The SQL Procedure Goes "Loopy"

Paper 047-31: Zhao Yang, Xuezheng Sun
    SASŪ Macros for Generating Abridged and Cause-Eliminated Life Tables

Paper 048-31: Alice M. Cheng
    Duration Calculation from a Clinical Programmer's Perspective

Paper 049-31: EunJoo Lee, Dallas E. Johnson
    AMMI Macros for Multiplicative Interaction Models

Paper 050-31: Diane C. Hall
    Dynamic Table Numbering – A Straightforward Approach

Paper 051-31: Derek Morgan
    Inline Formatting + Long Character Variables = "I Didn't Know You Could Do That with SASŪ"!

Paper 052-31: Hanaa M. Girgis
    Custom Template for Reporting Interim Analyses Using PROC REPORT and Output Delivery System (ODS )

Paper 053-31: Kevin D. Smith
    The TEMPLATE Procedure Styles: Evolution and Revolution

Paper 054-31: Deqing Pei, Cheng Cheng
    %DataAutoSum: A SASŪ Macro for Automatically Producing a Customized Clinical Data Summary Report

Paper 055-31: Eugene Tsykalov, Shi-Tao Yeh
    The Invisible Character ALT+255 – Hidden Dragon: Hiding and Aligning Text in SASŪ Output

Paper 056-31: Hui-Ping Chen
    Making Presentations More Fun with the DATA Step Graphics Interface (DSGI)

Paper 057-31: Mikhail Gruzdev, Blake Sanders
    Perestroika: Restructuring Data for Flexibility

Paper 058-31: Marie Alexander, Sharon Avrunin-Becker
    Getting Something from Nothing: How to Produce a TABULATE Procedure Table with All Zeros

Paper 059-31: Myra A. Oltsik, Peter Crawford
    A Better Means – The ODS Data Trap

Paper 060-31: Michael J. Molter
    The REPORT Procedure's Temporary Variable: What Is It? Why Do I Care?

Paper 061-31: Ted Conway
    XSLT-Friendly XML: Generating Structured XML from SASŪ Data

Paper 062-31: Louie Huang
    A Powerful Macro to Control Title Appearance in SAS/GRAPHŪ Output

Paper 063-31: Helen Carey
    Just Skip It

Paper 064-31: Britta K. August
    Using SASŪ Enterprise GuideŪ to Code When You're Not a Programmer

Paper 065-31: John C. Hennessey
    SASEnterprise Guide and SAS/CONNECTSoftware Peaceful Co-Existence Using SAS Code

Paper 066-31: Michael Hagendoorn, Jonathan M. Squire, Johnny Tai
    Save Those Eyes: A Quality-Control Utility for Checking RTF Output Immediately and Accurately

Paper 067-31: Wayne Hester
    Teaching Your RTF Tagset to Do Clever Tricks

Data Mining and Predictive Modeling

Paper 068-31: Ed Hughes, Phil Meanor
    SAS/ORŪ – Making Sense of Network Data with Network Visualization Workshop

Paper 069-31: Manoj Chari
    Offer Assignment with SASŪ Marketing Optimization

Paper 070-31: Martin B. Jetton, Robert Yerex
    An Application of Survival Analysis to Population Dynamics in Human Capital Management

Paper 071-31: Uzma Raja, Marietta J. Tretter
    Investigating Open Source Project Success – A Data Mining Approach to Model Formulation, Testing and Validation

Paper 072-31: Barry deVille
    Text Mining with "Holographic" Decision Tree Ensembles

Paper 073-31: Jodi Blomberg, Jacqueline K. Long
    Predicting Child Support Payment Delinquency Using SASŪ Enterprise MinerTM 5.1

Paper 074-31: Joshua P. Becker, John Wallace
    80 Ways to Spell "Refrigerator"

Paper 075-31: David Bordeleau
    Exploring Alternative Predictive Modeling Techniques to Strengthen the Customer Relationship

Paper 076-31: Chakib Battioui
    Data Mining Techniques to Analyze a Library Database

Paper 077-31: Patricia B. Cerrito, John C. Cerrito
    Data and Text Mining the Electronic Medical Record to Improve Care and to Lower Costs

Paper 078-31: Gerhard Svolba
    Efficient Construction of a "One-Row-per-Subject" Data Mart for Data Mining

Paper 079-31: Charles Manahan
    Comparison of Data Preparation Methods for Use in Model Development with SASŪ Enterprise MinerTM

Paper 080-31: Thomas J. Winn
    Fraud Detection – A Primer for SASŪ Programmers

Paper 081-31: Jin Li
    Application of Proc Discrim and Proc Logistic in Credit Risk Modeling

Paper 082-31: Wayne Thompson, David Duling
    What's New in SASŪ Enterprise MinerTM 5.2

Data Presentation

Paper 083-31: Jennifer B. Clegg, Eric Hill
    Release 2.1 of SASŪ Add-In for Microsoft Office – Adding Microsoft PowerPoint to the Mix

Paper 084-31: Benjamin A. Kupronis
    PROC FORMAT – An Analyst's Buddy

Paper 085-31: David R. Mink, David J. Pasta
    Improving Your Graphics Using the SAS/GRAPHŪ Annotate Facility

Paper 086-31: Rick M. Mitchell
    Really 'Cool' Graphics with SAS/GRAPHŪ – Plotting and Embedding Likert Scales in Your Reports

Paper 087-31: Robert S. Wilson
    Displaying the Similarity of a Case and Matched Controls

Paper 088-31: Adrienne Groulx
    Graphing Laboratory Data and an Introduction to the Custom Macro %GRAPHME

Paper 089-31: Lei Zhang, George Li
    Constructing Stack Tables with Magic %GluePlus (Another User-Defined Macro for Creating Stack Tables)

Paper 090-31: LeRoy Bessler
    Multi-Media Wizardry – How to Make ODS Outputs That "Dance and Sing"

Paper 091-31: Chevell T. Parker
    Now – That's Your Style!!!!!

Paper 092-31: Pete Lund
    PDF Can Be Pretty Darn Fancy – Advanced ODS Options for PDF Output

Paper 093-31: Sanjaya Kumar
    Show Me the Big Picture

Paper 094-31: Joel Achtenberg, Elizabeth M. Hornbeck
    Archival Documentation of a SASŪ Database via the Web

Paper 095-31: Wei Cheng
    ODS Statistical Graphics for Clinical Research

Data Warehousing, Management and Quality

Paper 096-31: Nancy Rausch
    Stars and Models – How to Build and Maintain Star Schemas Using SASŪ ETL Server

Paper 098-31: Albert Jacobs
    Quality of the ICT Service at KBC Group

Paper 099-31: Danny Grasse, Gregory S. Nelson
    Base SASŪ vs. SASŪ Data Integration Studio Understanding ETL and the SASŪ Tools Used to Support It

Paper 101-31: Mike D. Tangedal
    Using External Data Dictionary Files When Building SQL Queries in Base SASŪ

Paper 102-31: Gary Mehler
    Advanced Warehousing with SASŪ9

Paper 103-31: Brett J. Peterson
    A Strategy for Managing Data Integrity Using SASŪ

Paper 104-31: Frank DiIorio, Jeffrey M. Abolafia
    The Design and Use of Metadata – Part Fine Art, Part Black Art

Hands-on Workshops

Paper 105-31: Debbie Buck - SC
    A Hands-On Introduction to SASŪ Basics and the SASŪ Display Manager

Paper 106-31: Marje Fecht, Harry Droogendyk
    SASŪ to Publishable Excel... Seamlessly – Using ODS, XML, and Other Tricks

Paper 107-31: Steven J. First, Katie M. Ronk
    Intermediate and Advanced SASŪ Macros

Paper 108-31: Art Carpenter
    Data-Driven Annotations: An Introduction to the SAS/GRAPHŪ Annotate Facility

Paper 109-31: Charles Hallahan, Linda P. Atkinson
    Introduction to SASŪ Enterprise GuideŪ 4.1 for Statistical Analysis

Paper 110-31: Ronald Cody
    An Introduction to Perl Regular Expressions

Paper 111-31: Gregory S. Nelson
    A Pragmatic Programmers Introduction to SASŪ Data Integration Studio

Paper 112-31: Lauren Haworth - SC
    PROC TEMPLATE – The Basics

Paper 113-31: Susan J. Slaughter, Lora D. Delwiche
    Summary Tables Task in SASŪ Enterprise GuideŪ: PROC TABULATE Made Easy

Paper 114-31: Kirk P. Lafler
    A Hands-On Tour Inside the World of PROC SQL

Paper 115-31: Vince DelGobbo
    Creating AND Importing Multi-Sheet Excel Workbooks the Easy Way with SASŪ

Paper 116-31: Ray Pass, Sandy McNeill
    PROC REPORT – Doing It with STYLE!

Planning, Development and Support

Paper 117-31: Marc W. Vaglio-Laurin
    Don't Just Tell Us – Show Us! Performance-Based Testing and the SASŪ Certified Professional Program

Paper 118-31: Duke Owen, Neil Howard, Mic Lajiness, Gregory S. Nelson, Rick Mitchell - SC, Lori Griffin - SC, David H. Johnson - SC, Nancy K. Wilson
    Getting the Most Out of SUGI – An Interactive Panel Discussion

Paper 119-31: Joanna Koft
    How to Grow a SASŪ Programmer

Paper 120-31: Angela M. Hall
    SASŪ Blogging –- Finding Resources & Sharing Information Outside of SAS Tech Support

Paper 121-31: Stephen M. Noga
    So You Want to Be a Manager? Summary of the SUGI 30 Panel Discussion about Issues to Consider before Aiming for a Management Career Path

Paper 122-31: Nicholson E. Warman
    Litigation Data Analysis/Auditing/ETL for BI: Triplets Separated at Birth

Paper 123-31: Lois Levin
    SASŪ Programming Guidelines

Paper 124-31: Peter W. Eberhardt, Dianne Piaskoski
    Care and Feeding of Your SASŪ Consultant and Don't Bite the Hand That Feeds You – Two Views on Consulting and Consultants.

Paper 125-31: Emily Anne James
    Moving from Programmer to Statistician – A Statistical Mentoring Program

Paper 126-31: Mike Miller, David Simpson
    Moving SASŪ Solutions to a Production IT Environment


Paper 127-31: Heather G. Allore, Peter Peduzzi, Ling Han, Mary Tinetti
    Using the SASŪ System for Experimental Designs for Multi-Component Interventions in Medicine

Paper 128-31: Aaron J. Augustine, Prasenjit Dutta
    You've Got E-Mail: Automatic Log Checking via E-Mail Notification

Paper 129-31: Thaer Baroud, John W. Senner, Paul W. Johnson
    Incorporating PROC FORMAT, PROC REPORT, and ODS Style Definitions to Track Sources of Records with Poor Data

Paper 130-31: William P. Bartoli, William S. Garvin, David Gilbertz, James L. Ribble, Robert E. Schwartz
    SAS/AFŪ, SAS/IntrNetŪ, and ODS: Automation of State Health Data Collection and Report Generation

Paper 131-31: Kenneth W. Borowiak
    Using Data Set Options in PROC SQL

Paper 132-31: Helen Carey
    Just Skip It

Paper 133-31: Lingyun Chen
    Converting Multiple SASŪ Output Files to Rich Text Format Automatically without Using ODS

Paper 134-31: Ted Conway
    RIP: The Unofficial SAS Weblog, 2004–2005

Paper 135-31: Navneet K. Dhand, Jenny-Ann LML Toribio
    Combining the Power of ODS, Data Set Concatenation, and DDE to Output Customized Statistical Results from SASŪ to Microsoft Excel

Paper 136-31: Wendy B. Dickinson, Anthony Onwuegbuzie, Constance Hines
    Graphical Analysis of Clandestine Methamphetamine Laboratories Utilizing PROC GMAP: A Visual Inventory of Activity across the United States

Paper 138-31: Hua Fang
    %hlmdata and %hlmrmpower: Traditional Repeated Measures vs. HLM for Multilevel Longitudinal Data Analysis?Power and Type I Error Rate Comparison

Paper 139-31: Gary A. Foster, Charles H. Goldsmith
    Problems Commonly Associated with Forest Plots Addressed Using High Resolution Graphics in SASŪ

Paper 140-31: Jeff M. Gossett, Chan-Hee Jo, Pippa M. Simpson
    U.S. Health and Nutrition: SASŪ Survey Procedures and NHANES

Paper 141-31: Greg Grandits
    A System of SASŪ Macros for Producing Statistical Reports

Paper 142-31: Louise S. Hadden
    Stop! Wait! Go!: Look at What Traffic Lighting Can Do for You!

Paper 143-31: Louise S. Hadden, Mike Zdeb
    ZIP Code 411: A Well-Kept SASŪ Secret

Paper 144-31: Lora D. Delwiche, Susan J. Slaughter
    Producing Summary Tables in SASŪ Enterprise GuideŪ

Paper 145-31: Patrick Halpin
    Using SAS to Control and Automate a Multi SAS Program Process

Paper 146-31: Jeffrey D. Kromrey, Kristine Y. Hogarty
    METAPERM2: A SASŪ Macro for Permutation Tests of Linear Models in Fixed and Random Effects Meta-Analyses

Paper 147-31: Deborah M. Hurley, James Hussey, Robert McKeown, Cheryl L. Addy
    An Evaluation of Splines in Linear Regression

Paper 148-31: John Iwaniszek
    Subject Profiles Generated with Macro Profile System (MPS)

Paper 149-31: Dongming Jiang
    An Alternative Method of Producing Labels without the FORMS Procedure

Paper 150-31: Richard Koopmann, Jr.
    Exploiting Consistent Program Documentation

Paper 151-31: Jia Li, Toni Alterman, James A. Deddens
    Analysis of Large Hierarchical Data with Multilevel Logistic Modeling Using PROC GLIMMIX

Paper 152-31: Xiaoming Liang
    SASŪ9 Migration: How to Develop an Automated Process Using Perl

Paper 153-31: Choon-Chern Lim
    The Dynamic SASŪ Scheduler System (DSx3) Framework: Scheduling SAS Jobs Has Never Been Easier

Paper 154-31: Choon-Chern Lim
    Step-by-Step in Using SASŪ DDE to Create an Excel Graph Based on N Observations from a SAS Data Set

Paper 155-31: Jaime L. Llano
    Reading Compressed Text Files Using SAS Software

Paper 156-31: Zaizai Lu, David Shen
    Advanced Array Applications in Clinical Data Manipulation

Paper 157-31: Richard Massé, Luc Simon
    "PROC Photo": A Generic Method to Capture Time-Stamped States of Operational Tables

Paper 158-31: Robert S. Matthews, Thomas J. Bender
    SASŪ Programs for Extracting Data from LexisNexis Documents

Paper 159-31: Rich Mays
    ODS Layout Is Like an Onion

Paper 160-31: William F. McCarthy, Nan Guo
    "Best-in-Class" Comparison Group (BCCG) Methodology for Process of Care Performance Indicators

Paper 161-31: Susan J. Nowlin
    Data Profiling Using Base SASŪ Software: A Quick Approach to Understanding Your Data

Paper 162-31: Barbara B. Okerson
    Using Contour Plots to Promote EHR Use in Physician Offices

Paper 164-31: Brett J. Peterson
    Finding a Duplicate in a Haystack

Paper 165-31: James L. Ribble, William P. Bartoli
    How to Use SAS/IntrNetŪ and Client-Side Functionality to Automate Your SASŪ Processing

Paper 166-31: Marge Scerbo
    Identifying an Event within a Sequence of Events

Paper 167-31: Barbara Schneider, Kristan A. Schneider
    SASŪ Graphics in Motion

Paper 168-31: Richard Severino
    Getting Your Random Sample in PROC SQL

Paper 169-31: David G. Shannon
    My Enterprise Guide

Paper 170-31: David Shen, Zaizai Lu
    Computation of Correlation Coefficient and Its Confidence Interval in SASŪ

Paper 171-31: Keh-Dong Shiang
    PROC SQL: A Powerful Tool to Improve Your Data Quality

Paper 172-31: Arlene B. Siller, Linda Tompkins
    The Big Four: Analyzing Complex Sample Survey Data Using SASŪ, SPSS, STATA, and SUDAAN

Paper 173-31: Mark Tabladillo
    SASŪ Macro Design Patterns

Paper 174-31: Mark Tabladillo
    A Video Guide to SASŪ Help

Paper 175-31: Rita Tsang
    Creating Bar Charts and Scatter Plots on the Same Page, Using PROC GPLOT or PROC GBARLINE in SAS?

Paper 176-31: Eugene Tsykalov
    UltraEdit: Thumbs-Up Code Editor for SASŪ Programming on PC and UNIX Servers

Paper 177-31: Rex Tungala, Rebecca L. Montgomery
    Dynamic Superscripts and Footnotes

Paper 178-31: Thomas J. Winn
    State Agency Personnel Information Reports: A SAS/IntrNetŪ Project

Paper 179-31: Wayne Woo
    Using SAS/CONNECTŪ and the Windows API to Preserve File DateTime Stamps in a Platform Migration Project

Paper 180-31: Wei Xu
    Including All Variables in the Original Data Set If There Are Empty Fields

Paper 181-31: Shi-Tao Yeh
    Interactive Graphs from the SASŪ System

Paper 182-31: Jihao Zhou, Jane Li, Bruce Coate, Melissa Chen
    Empirical Power Estimation for Phase I Dose-Proportionality Studies Based on Power-Law Model Using Confidence Interval Criteria

Paper 183-31: Taras Zlupko
    Compass Rose in Stock Markets: The Power of SASECRSP LIBNAME

Statistics and Data Analysis

Paper 184-31: Paul D. Allison
    Fixed Effects Regression Methods in SASŪ

Paper 185-31: Maura E. Stokes, Robert N. Rodriguez
    You Can't Stop Statistics

Paper 186-31: Marla J. Husnik, Grant Colfax, Eugene Huang
    Assessing Within- and Between-Individual Effects Using Correlated Data from an HIV Clinical Trial

Paper 187-31: Feng Gao, Chengjie Xiong, Paul Thompson , J. Philip Miller
    Analyzing Multivariate Longitudinal Data Using SASŪ

Paper 188-31: Lawrence Rasouliyan, David J. Pasta
    Characterizing Patterns of Longitudinal Data Completeness through Successive Refinement

Paper 189-31: Jennifer L. Ferrell
    A Comparison of the MIXED Procedure and the GLIMMIX Procedure

Paper 190-31: Jason A. Osborne
    Estimate the False Discovery Rate Using SASŪ

Paper 191-31: David J. Pasta
    Using Statistical Graphics to Understand Your Data (Not Just to Present Results)

Paper 192-31: Robert N. Rodriguez, Tonya E. Balan
    Creating Statistical Graphics in SASŪ 9.2 – What Every Statistical User Should Know

Paper 193-31: David L. Cassell
    Wait! Wait! Don't Tell Me? You're Using the Wrong PROC!

Paper 194-31: Katherine L. Baisden, Paul Hu
    The Enigma of Survey Data Analysis: Comparison of SASŪ Survey Procedures and SUDAAN Procedures

Paper 195-31: Peter H. Van Ness, Heather G. Allore
    Using SASŪ to Investigate Effect Modification

Paper 196-31: Jonas V. Bilenas
    Application of Experimental Design in Consumer Direct-Mail Solicitations

Paper 197-31: Ernest S. Shtatland
    Biosurveillance and Outbreak Detection Using the ARIMA and LOGISTIC Procedures

Paper 198-31: Wenping (Wendy) Zhang
    Using the RAND Function in SASŪ for Data Simulation in Clinical Trials

Paper 199-31: Sung-Hyuck Lee
    %MDIRT- FIT: SASŪ Macros for Fitting Multidimensional Item Response

Paper 200-31: Diana Suhr
    Exploratory or Confirmatory Factor Analysis?

Paper 201-31: David M. Thompson
    Performing Latent Class Analysis Using the CATMOD Procedure

Paper 202-31: Rupali Mohansingh, George C. Fernandez, Keith E. Dennett
    Using SASŪ for Statistical Modeling of Nutrient Removal and Water Quality Aspects from Constructed Wetlands

Paper 203-31: Paul A. Thompson
    The "Handy, Dandy, Quick-n-Dirty" Contrast Generator – A SAS/IMLŪ Macro to Support the GLM, MIXED, and GENMOD Procedures

Paper 204-31: Alan C. Elliott, Joan S. Reisch
    Implementing a Multiple Comparison Test for Proportions in a 2Ũc Crosstabulation in SASŪ

Paper 205-31: Anpalaki J. Ragavan, George C. Fernandez
    Modeling Water Quality Trend in Long Term Time Series

Paper 206-31: William F. McCarthy, Nan Guo
    The Estimation of Sensitivity and Specificity of Clustered Binary Data

Paper 207-31: Robert A. Cohen
    Introducing the GLMSELECT Procedure for Model Selection

Paper 208-31: John Castelloe, Randall D. Tobias
    Like Wine, the TTEST Procedure Improves with Age

Paper 209-31: Ralph G. O'Brien, John Castelloe
    Exploiting the Link Between the Wilcoxon-Mann-Whitney Test and a Simple Odds Statistic

Paper 210-31: Mithat Gonen
    Receiver Operating Characteristic (ROC) Curves

Systems Architecture

Paper 211-31: Cheryl Doninger
    SASŪ Goes Grid – Managing the Workload across Your Enterprise

Paper 212-31: Greg J. McLean
    Grid Computing with SASŪ – A Developer's Perspective

Paper 213-31: Vijayanand Rajandram
    Stay in Control of Your SASŪ Environment

Paper 214-31: John W. McCue
    Understanding the System Architecture of the SASŪ ETL and the SASŪ Enterprise BI Servers for Federal Enterprise Architecture Requirements

Paper 215-31: Peter W. Eberhardt, Andrew Farrer, Zulfiqar Habib
    Banking on the Future – A Metadata Server Survival Guide

Paper 216-31: Frank M. Bartucca
    Flying a Pilot BI Solution in a Virtualized UNIX Environment

Paper 217-31: Gregory A. Smith, Diane Hatcher
    Managing Content in Your SASŪ Business Intelligence Environment

Paper 218-31: Wayne Woo
    SASŪ and VMware to Create an Environment for Computer Systems Validation in a Pharmaceutical Company

Paper 219-31: Brian O. Miles, Ben S. Zenick
    Beyond the Basics – Advanced OLAP Techniques

Paper 220-31: Richard Phillips, Gregory S. Nelson
    Real Time: What Is It? What Are We Doing about It?

Paper 221-31: Faron Kincheloe
    Sleepless in Wherever – Resolving Issues in Scheduled Jobs

Paper 222-31: Young Chun Kim
    The Value of Real-Time Scoring Technology Using SASŪ

Paper 223-31: Justin Choy, Ken Matz, Darrell Barton
    Load Balancing and Offloading Static Web Content for SASŪ9 Web Applications with Apache and BEA WebLogic

Paper 224-31: Bin Fang
    SASŪ Applications Introduced into China Customs

Paper 225-31: Bruce F. Gilsen
    CEDA – The Invisible Hand

Paper 226-31: Michael A. Raithel
    Measure the Performance of Your SAS/IntrNetŪ Applications


Paper 227-31: Scott Huntley
    Let the ODS PRINTER Statement Take Your Output into the Twenty-First Century

Paper 228-31: Andrew Kuligowski
    DATALINES, Sequential Files, CSV, HTML, and More – Using INFILE and INPUT Statements to Introduce External Data into the SASŪ System

Paper 229-31: Art Carpenter
    Simple Tests of Hypotheses for the Non-statistician: What They Are and Why They Can Go Bad

Paper 230-31: Terry Fain, Cyndie B. Gareleck
    Using SASŪ to Process Repeated Measures Data

Paper 231-31: Frederick E. Pratter
    Delivering Dynamic Content with the SASŪ Stored Process Web Application

Paper 232-31: Paul M. Dorfman, Lessia S. Shajenko
    Crafting Your Own Index: Why, When, How

Paper 233-31: Jonah P. Turner
    Dishing Up SAS/IntrNetŪ Applications – A Second Helping of a Grand Recipe

Paper 234-31: Janet Stuelpner
    The TRANSPOSE Procedure or How to Turn It Around

Paper 235-31: Ray Pass, Daphne Ewing
    So You're Still Not Using PROC REPORT. Why Not?

Paper 236-31: Dan Bruns
    The Utter Simplicity and Power of the TABULATE Procedure

Paper 237-31: Peter Crawford
    The Personal Touch: Control Your Environment as a SASŪ User

Paper 238-31: Sunil K. Gupta
    WHERE vs. IF Statements: Knowing the Difference in How and When to Apply

Paper 239-31: Mike Zdeb, Robert Allison
    SAS/GRAPHŪ 101

Paper 240-31: Vince DelGobbo
    Creating AND Importing Multi-Sheet Excel Workbooks the Easy Way with SASŪ

Paper 241-31: Paul M. Dorfman, Koen Vyverman
    DATA Step Hash Objects as Programming Tools

Paper 242-31: Howard Schreier
    SQL Set Operators: So Handy Venn You Need Them

Paper 243-31: Andrew H. Karp
    Getting into the PICTURE Format

Paper 244-31: Gregg P. Snell
    Think FAST! Use Memory Tables (Hashing) for Faster Merging

Paper 245-31: Perry Watts
    Using Database Principles to Optimize SASŪ Format Construction from Tabular Data

Paper 246-31: Ian Whitlock
    How to Think Through the SASŪ DATA Step

Paper 247-31: Ronald Cody
    An Introduction to SASŪ Character Functions

Paper 248-31: Stephen R. Philp
    Programming with the KEEP, RENAME, and DROP Data Set Options

Paper 249-31: Jonas V. Bilenas
    The Power of the FORMAT Procedure

Paper 250-31: Jimmy A. DeFoor
    The SQL Procedure – A Primer for SASŪ Programmers

Paper 251-31: Harry Droogendyk, Marje Fecht
    Demystifying the SASŪ Macro Facility - by Example

Paper 252-31: Marge Scerbo, Mic Lajiness
    FREQ 'n' MEANS

Paper 253-31: Kirk P. Lafler
    Exploring SASŪ Generation Data Sets

Paper 254-31: Michael J. Molter
    Reading Between the Lines: Distinguishing Macro Code from Open Code in Macros

Paper 255-31: Venkatesan Chakravarthy
    The VIEWTABLE Window - a Useful but Underappreciated Tool

Paper 256-31: David H. Johnson
    E–mail from your SASŪ Session: How and Why

Paper 257-31: Marje Fecht, Peter R. Bennett
    SASŪ Enterprise GuideŪ Stored Processes, Part 1: The Information Consumer's View

Paper 258-31: Marje Fecht, Peter R. Bennett
    SASŪ Enterprise GuideŪ Stored Processes, Part 2: Creation and Deployment

Paper 259-31: Peter W. Eberhardt, Ilene K. Brill
    How Do I Look It Up If I Cannot Spell It: An Introduction to SASŪ DICTIONARY Tables

Paper 260-31: Chris Olinger, Tim Weeks
    The Ins and Outs of SASŪ ETL Studio

Paper 261-31: Stuart D. Long, Jeffrey M. Abolafia, Lawrence Park
    Using SASŪ ODS to Extract and Merge Statistics from Multiple SASŪ Procedures

Paper 262-31: Jeff Cartier
    A Programmer's Introduction to the Graph Template Language

Paper 263-31: Eric Gebhart
    The Beginners Guide to ODS Markup: Don't Panic!

Paper 264-31: Curtis E. Mack
    Improve Database Transaction Processing Using MODIFY, the Most Under-Appreciated DATA Step File-Handling Statement