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How Do I Use the Bootstrap Method in SAS® ?

Sept. 20 • 11 a.m. ET • Cost: Complimentary

About the webinar

An inefficient bootstrap program can take hours to run; a well-written one can give you an answer in an instant.

This example-driven presentation includes best practices for implementing bootstrap programs efficiently in SAS.

This webinar is for a statistical audience and assumes an intermediate level of statistical skills and familiarity with intermediate SAS programming techniques.

You will learn:

  • What the bootstrap method is and when it should be used.
  • How to bootstrap a univariate statistic in SAS.
  • Efficiency and details of the bootstrap in SAS.
  • How to bootstrap regression estimates in SAS.
  • SAS procedures that support built-in bootstrap methods.

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About the Expert


Rick Wicklin
Distinguished Researcher in Computational Statistics, SAS

Rick is the principal developer of the SAS/IML® matrix language. His areas of expertise include simulation, computational statistics and statistical graphics. Wicklin is an author of two books, including Simulating Data With SAS. He frequently presents talks, tutorials and workshops at conferences.