Date: Fri, 27 Oct 2006 11:29:39 -0500
Reply-To: Marrufo García, Enrique Antonio
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From: Marrufo García, Enrique Antonio
Subject: Function: Ordinal?
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Does anybody know how to get the place of a certain value within an array without an iterative process?. For example,
array Nodes (5), where:
In this case
Place = 4;
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EMSubject: Re: Job Security? was Joe Security
EM>>Programmers can be created by some kind of crash course but not
EM>>Statisticians, hence no need to worry.
EMI'm now several months into cleaning up my third "Rube Goldberg" machine
EMof a SAS based data management and reporting application that was
EMinitially born and "developed" for years based on this mentality.
EMThe flip-side of this is that I worked my way through grad school in
EMstats at a very large high tech company. Out of the several stat/data
EMrelated jobs I put in for after graduating, the attitude was: why would
EMwe hire you for this when we can just send an engineer to a stats class?