PROGRAMMING FOR STATISTICS

PROGRAMMING FOR STATISTICS

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Code
52500
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
6 credits during the 2nd year of 8766 Mathematical Statistics and Data Management (L-35) GENOVA

6 credits during the 3nd year of 8760 Mathematics (L-35) GENOVA

6 credits during the 2nd year of 9011 Mathematics (LM-40) GENOVA

6 credits during the 1st year of 9011 Mathematics (LM-40) GENOVA

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
SECS-S/01
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Mathematical Statistics and Data Management)
semester
1° Semester
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Provide the basics for manipulating and rendering data with the SAS system.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

A key part of teaching is to make students able to solve and solve simple statistical problems by using SAS, in particular through the use of the online manual and examples. The section on building and presenting reports is very much taken care of.

Teaching methods

The lessons are held in a computer lab. The language part always follows an exercise that is carried out by the students and whose solution is discussed collectively.

12 hours of the course are reserved by an external teacher using SAS in the profession. Here are some examples and the SQL proc is introduced.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Programming in SAS: Data Steps and Proc.

The Date Step.

• Creating SAS Data Sets from Text and Excel Files.

• SAS Data Set manipulation (selection of observations and variables). Instructions Set by and first. last.

• SAS functions.

• Retain and Sum Instructions.

• Using arrays.

• Read and manipulate DataSetSas of a different type (set, merge, update, proc append instructions).

• Various types of raw data reading and variables attributes. Formats for quantitative data, character and dates.

The Process Procedure Step, Print, Means, Sort, Freq, Univariate, Format, Transpose.

Some graphic procedures. Proc Gplot and Proc Gchart. Global Graphics Instructions.

Programming via MACRO.

The proc SQL

Using the SAS Enterprise Guide Environment

  Basic statistical procedures.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

SasOnline Help

Sas manual

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

MARIA PIERA ROGANTIN (President)

IVANO GIANLUIGI REPETTO (President)

DMITRI PETRATCHENKO

LESSONS

Teaching methods

The lessons are held in a computer lab. The language part always follows an exercise that is carried out by the students and whose solution is discussed collectively.

12 hours of the course are reserved by an external teacher using SAS in the profession. Here are some examples and the SQL proc is introduced.

LESSONS START

The class will start according to the academic calendar.

ORARI

L'orario di tutti gli insegnamenti è consultabile su EasyAcademy.

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PROGRAMMING FOR STATISTICS

EXAMS

Exam description

A written test and the preparation and submission of a statistical analysis carried out through SAS.

Assessment methods

A written test and the preparation and submission of a statistical analysis carried out through SAS.
Through the written test, it is evaluated the ability to draw simple SAS programs, editing and presenting an activity carried out through SAS software to assess self-employment skills.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
11/06/2020 09:30 GENOVA Laboratorio
27/07/2020 09:30 GENOVA Laboratorio
14/09/2020 09:30 GENOVA Laboratorio