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Date:         Fri, 4 Feb 2000 17:18:00 GMT
Reply-To:     Dale McLerran <dmclerra@FHCRC.ORG>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         Dale McLerran <dmclerra@FHCRC.ORG>
Organization: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Subject:      Re: SAS Proc for ...?

[posted and mailed]

bowell@NBCS.RUTGERS.EDU (Robert Andrew Bowell Jr.) wrote in <Pine.SOL.4.10.10002041057500.25274-100000@toolbox.rutgers.edu>:

>Hello, > One of my users has the following question. I'm wondering if >anyone could help me with this: > >---------- Forwarded message ---------- >Date: Fri, 04 Feb 2000 10:43:32 -0500 >To: Rob Bowell <bowell@nbcs.rutgers.edu> >Subject: SAS Proc for ...? > >Is there a SAS Proc for "classification and regression trees", as >described in the book by Breiman, L et al. "Classification and Regression >Trees" Wadsworth, Belmont CA 1984. It is a kind of discriminant analysis >and regression analysis, but I can find no mention of it in the hard copy >SAS/STAT User's Guide. It is NOT the same as PROC TREE. I recently had a >statistician visitor who has been using an S-plus code for this type of >analysis and suggested that I look into this. > > Y'obt., > Rob Bowell >------------------------------------------------- >Programmer/Analyst, RUCS User Services Group >Hill Center, Room 209 >Phone: 732-445-0481/Fax: 732-445-5539 >------------------------------------------------- >

SAS does not perform CART at this time. It is on the 2000 SASware ballot for people to vote on. If there is enough interest in it, then you might expect to see it in another year.

-- Dale McLerran dmclerra@fhcrc.org Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center ph: (206) 667-2926 Seattle, WA 98109 fax: (206) 667-5977


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