The SAS Quality Knowledge Base (QKB) for Product Data (PD) 5 was released in November. This QKB was previously only available through the now retired DataFlux Accelerator for Materials Data Classification (MDC) product. As of last month, QKB PD 5 is available as a separate product and can be used with any SAS product that uses a QKB to perform data quality processing.
It contains Parsing, Extraction, Standardization, and Pattern Analysis definitions for generic product data and includes items such as Brand/Manufacturer and Product Attributes (Color, Materials, Dimensions,
Package/Unit of Measure, and Part Numbers).
Here is an example of the Parts Attributes Extraction definition in the English locale:
The QKB PD 5 has locale support for:
The QKB PD 5 also contains the following Global character-based Standardization definitions:
For more information on QKBs in general and the QKB PD 5 release specifically, please refer to the product documentation: http://support.sas.com/documentation/onlinedoc/qkb/index.html. Contact your SAS sales rep for information about licensing the SAS Quality Knowledge Base (QKB) for Product Data (PD) 5.