Papers presented at the annual meeting of the American Statistical Association.manual, since it still is useful in cases where a file is too big for the PC to handle efficiently and effectively. ... While each package has different specification requirements, one should know in advance the number of observations in the file, the number ... If one is using a text datafile, any further changes to the data would require importation back into SAS or a database ... is clearly the most efficient of the mainframe packages evaluated in terms of CPU time, dollars, and data preparation.
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