Now that you have access to PROC IML through SAS University Edition, what is the best way to learn to program in SAS/IML? To help you get started, SAS’ Rick Wicklin offers 10 tips in this blog post, organized by users’ level of experience.
Rick, who holds a PhD, is a distinguished researcher in computational statistics at SAS and is a principal developer of PROC IML and SAS/IML Studio. His blog, The DO Loop, focuses on statistical programming. It discusses statistical and computational algorithms, statistical graphics, simulation, efficiency, and data analysis. Rick is author of the booksStatistical Programming with SAS/IML Software and Simulating Data with SAS.
Let us know in the comments if you find his PROC IML tips helpful!
SAS/IML has been a pet project of mine for a couple of years, but I've never had time to really sit and play with it. If I remember correctly, I made it up to step 3 of Rick's post last time - maybe it's time for me to get back to it....
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