|Date: ||Tue, 24 Jul 2007 11:13:25 -0400|
|Reply-To: ||Wensui Liu <liuwensui@GMAIL.COM>|
|Sender: ||"SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>|
|From: ||Wensui Liu <liuwensui@GMAIL.COM>|
|Subject: ||Re: how to do discriminant analysis using lots of binary variables|
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you need to do 0-1 encode for categorical or dummy variables.
On 7/24/07, Xin Wei <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I am trying to perform discriminant analysis to predict which of two
> groups a individual belong to. However, my understanding is that proc
> discrim only use continuous varialbe to construct discriminant function.
> But my separation variables are all binary. What procedure I ought to use
> to do the discriminant analysis with all binary variables?
"I am dying with the help of too many
physicians." - Alexander the Great, on his deathbed