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Getting Started with SAS Enterprise Miner 4.3

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Original Publication Date: 2004-Dec-31
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Document File: 132 page(s) / 2M

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Getting Started with

SAS® Enterprise Miner4.3



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The correct bibliographic citation for this manual is as follows: SAS Institute Inc. 2004. Getting Started with SAS ® Enterprise MinerTM 4.3. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc.

Getting Started with SAS® Enterprise MinerTM 4.3

Copyright © 2004, SAS Institute Inc., Cary, NC, USA


ISBN 1-59047-231-4
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4 Introduction to SAS Enterprise Miner Software 1

Data Mining Overview 1


Layout of the SAS Enterprise Miner Window 2 Using the Application Main Menus 3
Using the Toolbox 8

Using the Pop-Up Menus 8

Unavailable and Dimmed Items 9 Enterprise Miner Documentation 9

Chapter 2

      4 Working with Projects 11 Project Overview 11

Project Directory Structure 12

Viewing and Specifying Project Properties 13

Creating a New Local Project 16

Creating a Client/Server Project 17

Opening a Process Flow Diagram 25

Opening an Existing Project 26

Saving a Project Diagram 27

Running a Project Diagram 27

Closing Projects and Diagrams 28

Creating a New Diagram 28

Deleting Projects and Diagrams 28

Project Troubleshooting Tips 29

Exporting Enterprise Miner 4.3 Projects 30

Opening Enterprise Miner Release 4.2 and Earlier Projects 30

Chapter 3

4 Building Process Flow Diagrams 33

Components Used to Build Process Flow Diagrams 33

Using the Diagram Workspace Pop-up Menu 35

Adding Nodes to a Diagram 35

Using the Node Pop-up Menu 36

Connecting Nodes in a Diagram 37

Cutting Connections in a Diagram 38

Deleting Nodes from a Diagram 39

Moving Nodes in a Diagram 40

Copying and Pasting a Node 40

Cloning a Node 40

Chapter 4

4 Process Flow Diagram Logic 43

Organization of Enterprise Miner Nodes 43

Sampling Nodes 44

Contents

Chapter 1



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