Statistical Analysis System (SAS). Programming language for report generation and statistical data analysis. Available on many platforms including Windows, UNIX and z/OS.
Optional add-on products include:
Originated in 1965 in the North Carolina State University as a project to analyze agricultural research. Software was later licensed by other organizations. The SAS Institute was founded to develop and market the software.
Originally written for IBM mainframe systems in Assembler and PL/I. Rewritten in SAS/C in the 1980s, enabling the software to be ported to other operating systems.
Entry last updated: 01-Jan-2013