Many thanks to all involved in producing the third edition of this book.
Thanks to my editors at SAS, John West and Julie Platt, for their guidance. Thanks to Shelley Sessoms for review of my proposal to write a third edition. I appreciate the opportunity to write a third edition on a subject that I really like.
Thanks to the technical reviewers, Kay Alden, Art Carpenter, Pat Garrett, Ginny Piechota, Kevin Russell, and Russ Tyndall for their careful review of the material and useful suggestions.
Thanks to the SAS Publishing copyedit and production team for their hard work in the layout, formatting, figure redesign, copyediting, and marketing of this book. The team members contributing to this book include Sallie Fiore for copyediting, ...