Date: Mon, 22 Nov 2004 09:24:38 -0500
Reply-To: Michael Raithel <michaelraithel@WESTAT.COM>
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From: Michael Raithel <michaelraithel@WESTAT.COM>
Subject: Re: Entering AR parameters in ARIMA forecasting
Somebody posted the following:
> I have a problem, I don't know if my mother if my father
> my father is my mother.
> Can I test this with SAS? If so, what test can I use?
Oh, I get it; you don't know who to marry and who to slay. Well, I'm
thinking that, unless I have grossly misunderstood your question, your
solution falls well outside of the parameters of SAS programming. I would
suggest that, if everyday clues do not make the situation clear, you simply
Best of luck to you in determining who you should buy a Father's Day card,
and who you should bring flowers to on Mother's Day!
I hope that this suggestion proves helpful now, and in the future!
Of course, all of these opinions and insights are my own, and do not reflect
those of my organization or my associates. All SAS code and/or methodologies
specified in this posting are for illustrative purposes only and no warranty
is stated or implied as to their accuracy or applicability. People deciding
to use information in this posting do so at their own risk.
Michael A. Raithel
"The man who wrote the book on performance"
Author: Tuning SAS Applications in the MVS Environment
Author: Tuning SAS Applications in the OS/390 and z/OS Environments, Second
Currently Writing: The Complete Guide to Creating and Using SAS Indexes
(due Summer 2005)