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OPUS Spring 2017 Meeting

Thursday May 25, 2017
University of Ottawa, Huguette-Labelle Room in Tabaret Hall, 550 Cumberland St

12:45 PM – 1:00


Come network with your SAS Ottawa peers.

1:00 – 1:15

Welcome and Introduction

Joel Orr, Statistics Canada, SAS OPUS President

1:15 – 1:30

Presentation: SAS Canada News

Matt Malczewski, SAS Institute (Canada) Inc. - Toronto

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1:30 – 1:50

Presentation: What's in "Your" Inbox? – Prepping Outlook data for analysis in SAS

Andrew Clapson, CMA

There is a wealth of potentially valuable analytical information stored in corporate email servers, and the closest insights to home can be found in your own personal inbox. Using SAS, we will extract, process, and format a series of datasets built from Outlook calendar and inbox data, and then carry out some basic analysis on the resulting data.

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1:50 – 2:10

Presentation: SAS Solution Du Jour – Text Miner Overview

David Comeau, SAS Canada - Ottawa

Exploring the Text Miner features of the SAS Enterprise Miner product

      Presentation (PDF)

2:10 – 2:30

Break and networking

2:30 – 3:00

Presentation: SAS Text Miner for Academic Research: Using Analytics to understand the Field of Analytics.

Hugh Cairns, SAS Canada - Ottawa

This session showcases SAS Text Miner can be used by researchers to mine the unstructured article abstracts using Latent Semantic Analysis (LSA) to profile the field and categorize abstracts into clusters that represent the intellectual communities researching analytics.

3:00 – 3:30

Presentation: Text Mining in JMP 13.1

Nick Shelton, JMP Canada - Toronto

Exploring the Text Analytics features of JMP Pro v13.1

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Closing Remarks and Door Prize(s)