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Date:         Wed, 18 Aug 2010 19:49:22 -0400
Reply-To:     Arthur Tabachneck <art297@NETSCAPE.NET>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         Arthur Tabachneck <art297@NETSCAPE.NET>
Subject:      Re: OCR (was RE: BASE SAS CERTIFICATION)
Comments: To: dynamicpanel@YAHOO.COM

Liang,

I always wondered if you were actually Jim G. in disguise.

Regardless, Art T responds: If it will directly import and analyze PDF files I will! Does it?

Art --------- On Wed, 18 Aug 2010 19:42:19 -0400, oloolo <dynamicpanel@YAHOO.COM> wrote:

>Dr. Jim Goodnite responses: >Yes, SAS can do part of that, but please buy our "award winning yet pricy" >TextMiner.... > >On Wed, 18 Aug 2010 19:10:23 -0400, Arthur Tabachneck <art297@NETSCAPE.NET> >wrote: > >>Kevin, >> >>Yes, we can all do it via other software but what a nice addition it would >>be for SAS to be able to import PDF files as text, pictures, etc. >> >>Jim? Are you listening? >> >>Art >>------- >>On Wed, 18 Aug 2010 17:10:17 -0400, Viel, Kevin <kviel@SJHA.ORG> wrote: >> >>>> -----Original Message----- >>>> From: SAS(r) Discussion [mailto:SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] On Behalf Of >>>> Michael Raithel >>>> Sent: Wednesday, August 18, 2010 1:09 PM >>>> To: SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU >>>> Subject: Re: BASE SAS CERTIFICATION >>>> >>>> Dear SAS-L-ers, >>>> >>>> Mike Zdeb posted the following: >>>> >>>> > hi ... if one wants to go back a bit further to "genesis" for >>>> > a discussion of what happens during a data step ... >>>> > >>>> > "The SAS Supervisor" >>>> > Don Henderson & Merry Rabb >>>> > >>>> > http://www.lexjansen.com/nesug/nesug88/sas_supervisor.pdf >>>> > >>>> > (PDF created by scanning my copy of the NESUG '88 proceedings, >>>> > so it's just an image and cannot be searched for text) >>> >>> >>>One can use an OCR program to enable this. I used Adobe, but one can >>find freeware. I would love to hear comments about experience with this >>using SAS to parse text. Our "eHR" consists of PDF-style documents. We >>have M4's and nurses, among other highly skilled staff, parsing this >>manually after searching for the respective file case-by-case :( >>> >>>I think I am going to have a student or two tackle this, but the question >>is HOW to get an electronic copy the preserves the form of the original, >>especially when the document is only rendered and not *stored* as a PDF- >>like file. >>> >>>IS said they might be able to provide me with the print spool resulting >>from their query. >>> >>>Any comments are welcome. Wine is also warmly welcome. >>> >>>-Kevin >>> >>> >>>Kevin Viel, PhD >>>Senior Research Statistician >>>Patient Safety & Quality >>>International College of Robotic Surgery >>>Saint Joseph's Translational Research Institute >>> >>>Saint Joseph's Hospital >>>5671 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, NE, Suite 330 >>>Atlanta, GA 30342 >>> >>>(678) 843-6076: Direct Phone >>>(678) 843-6153: Facsimile >>>(404) 558-1364: Mobile >>>kviel@sjha.org >>>Confidentiality Notice: >>>This e-mail, including any attachments is the >>>property of Catholic Health East and is intended >>>for the sole use of the intended recipient(s). >>>It may contain information that is privileged and >>>confidential. Any unauthorized review, use, >>>disclosure, or distribution is prohibited. If you are >>>not the intended recipient, please delete this message, and >>>reply to the sender regarding the error in a separate email.


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