Learn Data Science Using SAS Studio

A Quick-Start Guide

Authors: Fouda, Engy

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  • Teaches you—via step-by-step, hands-on labs—how to import and export raw data files
  • Shows you how to manipulate and transform data and combine SAS data sets
  • Prepares you to create summary statistics and reports using SAS procedures
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Do you want to create data analysis reports without writing a line of code? This book introduces SAS Studio, a free data science web browser-based product for educational and non-commercial purposes. The power of SAS Studio comes from its visual point-and-click user interface that generates SAS code. It is easier to learn SAS Studio than to learn R and Python to accomplish data cleaning, statistics, and visualization tasks.

The book includes a case study about analyzing the data required for predicting the results of presidential elections in the state of Maine for 2016 and 2020. In addition to the presidential elections, the book provides real-life examples including analyzing stocks, oil and gold prices, crime, marketing, and healthcare. You will see data science in action and how easy it is to perform complicated tasks and visualizations in SAS Studio.

You will learn, step-by-step, how to do visualizations, including maps. In most cases, you will not need a line of code as you work with the SAS Studio graphical user interface. The book includes explanations of the code that SAS Studio generates automatically. You will learn how to edit this code to perform more complicated advanced tasks. The book introduces you to multiple SAS products such as SAS Viya, SAS Analytics, and SAS Visual Statistics.


What You Will Learn

  • Become familiar with SAS Studio IDE
  • Understand essential visualizations
  • Know the fundamental statistical analysis required in most data science and analytics reports
  • Clean the most common data set problems
  • Use linear progression for data prediction
  • Write programs in SAS
  • Get introduced to SAS-Viya, which is more potent than SAS studio


Who This Book Is For

A general audience of people who are new to data science, students, and data analysts and scientists who are experienced but new to SAS. No programming or in-depth statistics knowledge is needed.

About the authors

Engy Fouda is an author, freelance engineer, and journalist. She also is a freelance instructor and teaches SAS, Docker Fundamentals, Docker for Enterprise Developers, Docker for Enterprise Operations, and Kubernetes. Engy holds two master's degrees, one in journalism from Harvard University, Extension School, and another in computer engineering from Cairo University, Egypt. She earned the Data Science Professional Graduate Certificate from Harvard University, Extension School. She volunteers as the Team Lead for Momken Group (Engineering for the Blind), Egypt Scholars Inc. The team designs and manufactures devices and develops Arabic applications for visually impaired people in the MENA region. Engy volunteers as a Member-at-Large and as newsletter editor of the IEEE Mid-Hudson section. And she published several books that made Amazon's best-selling charts for Arabic books. 

 


Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Learn Data Science Using SAS Studio
Book Subtitle
A Quick-Start Guide
Authors
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Engy Fouda
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-6237-5
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-6237-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-6236-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 226
Number of Illustrations
206 b/w illustrations
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