Date: Mon, 5 Jan 2009 18:46:33 -0500
Reply-To: Arthur Tabachneck <art297@NETSCAPE.NET>
Sender: "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From: Arthur Tabachneck <art297@NETSCAPE.NET>
Subject: Re: geocoding
In addition to the great papers that Lex provided, and the formulas and
functions that Mike and others have mentioned, you might want to take a
It appears to be an Excel program that does exactly what you want. In
fact, you might be able to develop some dde code that will run it, via
SAS, on a list of addresses.
Please post your final solution to SAS-L.
On Sun, 4 Jan 2009 14:36:01 -0600, Raynaud, Scott
>Yes, I Googled this topic before emailing. The problem with the
>services I found was I was not sure about the quality, they only do US,
>or there is no way to process a batch job. Since I have 200k records,
>doing them one-by-one is not an option. I found one site that allows
>batch processing (stevemorse.org), but one is limited to about 100-150
>records at a time. Anyway, GIS is not my forte, so it would be nice to
>know what tools are available (for free).
>From: SAS(r) Discussion [mailto:SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] On Behalf Of
>Sent: Sunday, January 04, 2009 2:22 PM
>Subject: Re: geocoding
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: SAS(r) Discussion [mailto:SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] On
>> Behalf Of Scott Raynaud
>> Sent: Sunday, January 04, 2009 11:39 AM
>> To: SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
>> Subject: geocoding
>> I'm running SAS 9.1.3. I don't have SAS/GIS. I have some
>> addresses (US and
>> Canada) that I wish to convert to lat/longs. Anybody have
>> any ideas on how
>> I can accomplish this with out paying boat loads of money
>> (read free)? When
>> I searched the archives I saw a post on a software called
>> GRASS, but the
>> documentation was pretty sparse. I couldn't easily figure out how to
>> perform the conversion.
>How many addresses constitute "some"? If you google "free geocoding"
>will find lots of options on the web, both individual and bulk
>Bothell, WA USA
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