23-Jan  
Attendance  
Topics 1. XYY presents the SAS Base Programming certificate exam;
  2. Every group introduces the project
  3. Problems and solutions
  4. Next week's schedule
Assignments 1. Individual: Preview/review DMDP
  2. Group: Start SAS Programming
  3. Group: Prepare a programming task list for your project
  4. Individual: Show your favorate part of the SAS programs
  5. Individual: ach person must raise one Sas programming technical problem for discussion
   
30-Jan  
Topics 1. YY presents SAS Proc SQL
   
Assignments 1. Agrie. Prepares two cases in DMDP Ch2, and one SAS programming exercise question
  2. CC/CPI. Prepares three cases in DMDP Ch3, and one SAS programming exercise question
  3. Auction. Prepares three cases in DMDP Ch4, and one SAS programming exercise question
  4. Individual. Be ready for project 1 presentations
   
6-Feb  
Topics Technical focuses presentations
  1. Agrie. Presents two cases in DMDP Ch2, and assign one SAS programming exercise 
  2. CC/CPI. Presents three cases in DMDP Ch3, and assign one SAS programming exercise 
  3. Auction. Presents three cases in DMDP Ch4, and assign one SAS programming exercise
  4. Individual. Be ready for project 1 presentations
   
13-Feb  
Topics 1. Report the progress in last project
  2. Review the contents to be covered in the second stage
   
20-Feb  
Topics 1. Group: Second project proposal
  2. Individual: Your topics in advanced SAS programming
   
Assignments 1. Prepare a SAS Macro programming case to be presented next time
  1.1 CC/CPI: Simulate future for the next fiscal year
  1.2 Agrie: Customer expenditure simulation
  1.3 Auction: Parametric regression analysis with some user-friendly interface
  2. Identify three most challenging SAS technical problems in the project
  2.1 Agrie: Random multi-variate simulation
  2.2 CC/CPI: Missing data processing
  2.3 Auction: Redundancy elimination 
  3. Technical problems in this stage?
   
27-Feb  
Topics 1. SAS Macro programmign case demonstration
   
  2. The most challenging SAS technical problems in the project
   
  3. More problems to be solved
   
Assignments 1. Project progress reports for next time.
  2. Find some good SAS Macro codes to be analyzed