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 Applications Development

Section Chairs:  Ronald J. Fehd, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA
                      Denise Kruse, SunTrust Bank, Atlanta, GA

Title Author
Two Portals, One Sign-On:  Gateway to University Reporting  Ali Yorkos
 Maureen Murray
%XMLPORT:  An XML Substitute for SASŪ PROC CPORT/CIMPORT (almost)  Andy Barnett
PROC INFOMAPS  Let Your Design Document Build Your SASŪ V9 Information Map  Chuck Bininger
Building Your Own Real-Time SASŪ Server Monitor under Unix  Houliang Li
PROC TIMEPLOT - An Old Way to Plot New Data  James Terry Jr.
 Kim Chantala
SASŪ and Microsoft Office:  Tales From the Trenches  John Davison
Multiple File Processing with SASŪ  Kevin McGowan
Treemap Presentation as a Corporate Dashboard  Larry Day
 Richard Dickinson
Simplifying the Sample Design Process With PROC PMENU  Liza Thompson
Integrating SASŪ and Microsoft .NET for Data Analysis  Mai Nguyen
 Shane Trahan
SASŪ DI: Introduction to User Written Transforms and Status Handling  Mike Miller
 Steve Wyatt
Developing Flexible Reports to Respond to Routine External Data Requests  Patricia Ramsey
 Esther Johns
Intelligent SASŪ Log Manager  Paul Sherman
Improving Efficiency Using the "Virtual Merge"  Steve Sanders

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 Coders' Corner

Section Chairs:  Andy Kuligowski, The Nielsen Company, Oldsmar, FL
                      Robert Matthews, University of Alabama at Birmingham
                                               Birmingham, AL

Title Author
Generating Random Numbers from a Discrete User-Defined Distribution  Amy Boulris
Sorting Out the Possibilities Using RETAIN  Cara Woodruff
 Tommy Retzlaff
SASŪ XML Mapper to the Rescue  Carol Martell
PC Tips for Mainframers  Claudine Lougee
Increasing Student Progress Monitoring via PROC REPORT and ExcelXP Tagset  Elayne Reiss
Creating a Stored Macro Facility in 10 Minutes  Erik Larsen
Making Presentations More Fun with DATA Step Graphics Interface (DSGI)  Hui-Ping Chen
ABC Benchmark Macro and Performance Chart with Benchmark Annotation  Jing Li
A SASŪ Macro to Automate the Process of Pooling Sites  Lili Chen
 Changhong Shi
Tips and Tricks: One Graph Displays All Study Profiles of Multiple Subjects  Louie Huang
Color-Code Your Code  Phil Busby
 James Moyar
Let's Play a Game: A SASŪ Program for Creating a Word Search Matrix  Robert Matthews
The Lazy RSUBMIT  Stephanie Thompson
You've Sent Mail: Sending Reports Automatically Through SASŪ  Theresa McVie
Using PRX to Search and Replace Patterns in Text Files  Wenyu Hu
 Liping Zhang
The SQL Procedure: When and How to Use It?  Ying Feng

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 Data Mining

Section Chairs:  Patricia Cerrito, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

Title Author
Steps to Consider for Preparation of Data  Bruce Prater
Data Mining and Investigating Treatment Options of Osteomyelitis with MRSA  Hamed Zahedi
Making Web Results Relevant with SASŪ  Jake Bartlett
Discrete Choice Modeling with PROC MDC  John Ang Jr.
Example of Longitudinal Cluster Analysis with Dietary Data over Time  Robert Bauserman
 Ann Albertson
 Nort Holschuh
 William McCarthy
Analyzing Large Social Networks with MP Connect, SAS/IntrNetŪ, and %DS2CONS  Shane Hornibrook
Mining Medicaid Encounter Data: What, Why, and How?  Wei Jiang
A Methodological Approach to Performing Cluster Analysis With SASŪ  William McCarthy

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  Data Presentation

Section Chairs:  Gary Schlegelmilch, US Citizenship & Immigration Services,
                                                 Washington, DC
                      Stephanie Thompson, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN

Title Author
Getting Started with PROC DOCUMENT and ODS  David Kelley
Recreating an Excel-Based Report with SASŪ and ODS  Linda Lacey
Developing a Dashboard to Aid in Effective Project Management  Paige Borden
 Ali Yorkos
 Maureen Murray
To Cube or Not to Cube: Is OLAP the Better Choice?  Paige Borden
 Evangeline Collado
Visual Representation of Longitudinal Change in Cluster Analysis  Robert Bauserman
 Ann Albertson
 Nort Holschuh
 William McCarthy

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 Hands-On Workshops

Section Chairs:  Bob Bolen, Southern Company, Atlanta, GA
                      Dianne Rhodes, BAE Systems IT, Washington, DC

Title Author
Using INFILE & INPUT Statements to Introduce External Data into SASŪ  Andrew Kuligowski
Using Dictionary Tables: An Introduction to SASŪ Metadata  Frank DiIorio
Planning for and Designing a Data Warehouse: A Hands-On Workshop  Greg Nelson
How to Read, Write, & Manipulate SASŪ Dates  Jenine Milum
How to use PROC SQL SELECT INTO for List Processing  Ronald Fehd
List Processing Basics:  Creating and Using Lists of Macro Variables  Ronald Fehd
 Art Carpenter
Dynamic Projects in SASŪ Enterprise GuideŪ:  How to Create and Use Parameters  Susan Slaughter
 Lora Delwiche
Creating Multi-Sheet Excel Workbooks the Easy Way with SASŪ  Vince DelGobbo

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 Intro to SAS

Section Chairs:  Frank DiIorio, CodeCrafters, Inc., Chapel Hill, NC
                      Steve Noga, Rho, Inc., Chapel Hill, NC

Title Author
Interacting Between the DATA Step & External Files: INFILE, INPUT, and More  Andrew Kuligowski
The Beginner's Guide to Beginning in SASŪ  Frank DiIorio
Formats, Informats and How to Program with Them  Ian Whitlock
Set, Match, Merge... Don't You Love SASŪ  Peter Eberhardt
 Ying Liu

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Section Chairs:  Venita DePuy Bowden, INC Research, Raleigh, NC
                      Joe Kelley, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Title Author
Data Management Plans  Abbas Tavakoli
 Kirby Jackson
 Linda Moneyham
 Kenneth Phillips
 Carolyn Murdaugh
 Gene Meding
Use of ARIMA Time Series and Regressors to Forecast the Sale of Electricity  Beatrice Ugiliweneza
Reducing PROC CORR Output using ODS and DATA Step  Carry Croghan
ARIMA Model to Analyze a Hospital's Cost  Chakib Battioui
Benefits of Using Bridging Metadata  Doug Janssen
Parsing Difficult Report Types Using SASŪ  Edward Chavis
Yankees and Red Sox:  A Time Series Analysis of Win Percentage Correlations  Grant Johnson
Application of an Exact Covariate Matching Macro in Outcome Analysis  Guiping Yang
 Stephen Stemkowski
Data Mining to Investigate University Expectations of Work  Guoxin Tang
A SASŪ Macro: Similar Code for the Similar Schools Data Processing  Imelda Go
Examples of Distributed Computing with SASŪ  James Blum
 Mark Lammers
ROBUST_ES:  A SASŪ Macro for Computing Robust Estimates of Effect Size  Jeffrey Kromrey
 Kevin Coughlin
Analyzing the Monthly Closing Price of the Dow Jones Industrial Average  Michael Godbey
SSN Validation at Virtually No Cost  Milorad Stojanovic
The CORR Procedure and Power of GTL  Mirjana Stojanovic
SASŪ Macro Notes: Lines and Columns in the Log  Paul Sherman
Gasoline Prices in Kentucky and Worldwide Oil Prices  Pedro Ramos
Customized Base SASŪ Implemented Solvers  Ruben Chiflikyan
 Mila Chiflikyan
 Jean Richardson
 Renee Karlsen
A Study on Kentucky Highway Fatalities, 2000-2006  Ryan Glassford
Using SASŪ to Track Recruitment in a Multi-Center Study of Diabetes  Stephan Villavicencio

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Section Chairs:  Barbara Okerson, Health Management Corporation, Richmond, VA
                      Ian Whitlock, SAS User, Kennett Square, PA

Title Author
Old But Not Obsolete:  Undocumented SASŪ Procedures  Barbara Okerson
Exploring Cellular Automata  Daniel Olguin
The Twain Shall Meet:  Facilitating Data Exchange between SASŪ and Matlab  Dimitri Shvorob
When PROC REPORT and TAGSETS Collide...  Eric Gebhart
The SASŪ Community: How To Be a Part of It!  Gary Schlegelmilch
DATA Step Hieroglyphics  Harry Droogendyk
Creating Data-Driven Data Set Names in a Single Pass Using Hash Objects  Jack Hamilton
Managing Your SASŪ Data Warehouse Project From Design to Delivery  Linda Sullivan
Smart SASŪ Tricks  Monal Kohli
The DoW-Loop Unrolled  Paul Dorfman
 Lessia Shajenko
The Busby System  Phil Busby
The Sum of All Fears:  or, So You're the SASŪ Administrator, eh?  Richard Phillips
 Danny Grasse
"Powerful" SASŪ Techniques from the Windows API  Samuel Croker
Music to My Ears: Using SASŪ to Deal with External Files (and My iPod)  Sean Hunt

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 Statistics and Data Analysis

Section Chairs:  Maribeth Johnson, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA
                      William McCarthy, Maryland Medical Research Institute,
                                              Baltimore, MD 

Title Author
Development and Validation of a Measure of E-Leadership and Group Dynamics  Andrea Roofe
 K. Galen Kroeck
PROC MIXED: Underlying Ideas with Examples  David Dickey
Information Criteria Methods in SASŪ for Multiple Linear Regression Models  Dennis Beal
Maryland Region Meteorologically Adjusted Ground-Level Ozone Trend Analysis  George Antczak
 Adrienne Wootten
Estimating the False Discovery Rate using SASŪ and JMPŪ  Jason Osborne
 Clayton Barker
Selection Bias Adjustment:  Root Canal Therapy and Self-Reported Oral Health  Mark Litaker
 Sandre McNeal
 Gregg Gilbert
Data Mining Episode Groupers  Patricia Cerrito
Cleaning Data the Chauvenet Way  Paul Sherman
Automated Realtime Forecasting of Stream Conditions with SASŪ  Samuel Croker
 Tomonori Ishikawa
 Shane Hornibrook
Using SAS/ORŪ to Determine the Optimal Path to Graduation  Sandra Archer
 Robert Armacost
New SASŪ Statistical Software:  Just Over the Horizon  Tonya Balan
Structural Equation Modeling Using the CALIS Procedure  Yiu-Fai Yung

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Section Chairs:  Ilene Brill, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
                      Peter Eberhardt, Fernwood Consulting Group Inc., Toronto, Canada

Title Author
Testing Survey Skip Patterns Using Metadata-Generated SASŪ Code  David Gilbertz
Moving Forward with FORMATS  David Maddox
Introduction to the SASŪ9 Business Intelligence Platform: A Tutorial  Greg Nelson
Delivering Multi-Sheet Excel Reports from a Parameterized Stored Process  Harry Droogendyk
 Richard DeVenezia
Data Quality Management, Data Cleansing, and Discrepancy Reporting  Jenine Milum
DATA Step Hash Objects and How to Use Them  Paul Dorfman
 Lessia Shajenko
Adapting Your SASŪ Programs into the SAS9 Paradigm  Pending Presenter
User Written DATA Step Functions  Robert Ray
Point-and-Click Style Editing in SASŪ Enterprise GuideŪ  Susan Slaughter
 Lora Delwiche
Efficiency:  How Your Data Structure Can Help or Hurt!!!  Toby Dunn
SASŪ Formats, More Than Just Another Pretty Face  Ying Liu

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