|Date: ||Wed, 24 May 2000 19:41:33 -0400|
|Reply-To: ||paula <icj808@USWEST.NET>|
|Sender: ||"SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>|
|From: ||paula <icj808@USWEST.NET>|
|Subject: ||Re: SAS OR vs. IML|
OR seems to be the choice.
thanks for all the advice.
"paula" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> SAS salespeople said they can give me a good price if I buy IML on top of
> SAS STAS.
> Well, my impression is IML specializes in matrix operations. In this
> context, it also is capable of doing mathematical programming. But SAS/OR
> claims to be management science tools, which also focus on linear
> programming, Non linear programming, among others. If I do decision tree,
> should have OR. But I am not sure. Can anyone have any insights into the
> differentials between the two? The issue really is if IML is capable of
> mathematical programming and I can get it to do most of the work I expect
> to do, I am relunctant to pay extras for OR. I would pocket IML at a much
> better price.
> Thanks in advance.
> Paula D