SAS Academic Programs: Stats under the Stars5

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Stats under the Stars5

18-19 June, 2019


This year, SUS5 (Bocconi Velodromo building, 18-19 June, 2019) is organized by BIDSA and BUILT of Bocconi University in collaboration with Generali and SAS. Each team may use any programming language or software which is deemed appropriate to analyze the data.

This year, one member of each team is eligible to obtain a free license for the use of analytical and machine learning solution in SAS® Viya® and a free access to elearning course: Machine Learning Using SAS® Viya®

Moreover, a series of webinars, available to all the interested participants to SUS5

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Viya Platform E2E process

Language: English


Main Topics

Platform presentation, Analytical Lifecycle
, Toolset presentation: SAS Visual Analytics, SAS Studio, SAS Visual Statistics, SAS VDMML.



Data Preprocessing with SAS Model Studio Nodes & Pipeline

Language: Italian


Main Topics

Data Exploration and Data Preparation in SAS Model Studio.




Focus: SAS Model Studio & Model Comparison

Language: Italian


Main Topics

SAS Model Studio: introduction, Pipeline development, Model comparison.



Scoring on New Data


Language: Italian


Main Topics

Model Deployment, Export score code, Using score snippets.


SAS Tools

The toolset available for the competition is composed by 4 main modules which are part of the SAS Viya Platform

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SAS University Edition SAS Studio interface shown on desktop monitor

SAS® Visual Data Mining and Machine Learning

Visual Data Mining & Machine Learning is the ultimate Enterprise Analytics Platform. Thanks to its visual interactive interfaces, it accelerates the comprehension of data & phenomena so as to extract useful business insights easily and quickly. Plus, it is a multi-purpose platform (creativity is the only limit) and has an open architecture.

SAS® Visual Analytics - self service analytics

SAS®  Visual Analytics

Explore, represent and analyze your data thanks to one simple and intuitive visual interface. This is the tool that allows to interactively and maturely explore data and quickly understand patterns and trends. This component might be the key for accelerating data comprehension prior to any subsequent modeling stage.

SAS® Visual Statistics - clustering

SAS® Visual Statistics

Statistics made simple with SAS. This is the interface capable to quickly and interactively prototype statistical models. Thanks to this interface, business users get the chance to quickly get analytical feedback from data, such as: which is the best model that fits to data? Which are the regressors to be included? Etc...

SAS® Studio - tasks

SAS Studio

The place to easily develop SAS code. This is the interface for advanced users (SAS Programmers) that likes programming and would want to go through it in order to achieve all the tasks on hand.

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