# Publications

## Conference Proceedings

Derby, N. (2018), "Reducing Customer Attrition with Machine Learning for Financial Institutions," Proceedings of the 2018 SAS Global Forum **(invited)**.

Derby, N. (2017), "Maximizing Cross-Sell Opportunities with Predictive Analytics for Financial Institutions," Proceedings of the 2017 Western Users of SAS Software Conference **(invited)**, Proceedings of the 2017 SAS Global Forum **(invited)**.

Derby, N. (2016), "Tips and Tricks for Producing Time-Series Cohort Data," Proceedings of the 2016 MidWest SAS Users Group Conference, Proceedings of the 2016 Western Users of SAS Software Conference.

Derby, N. and M. Keintz (2016), "Reducing Credit Union Member Attrition with Predictive Analytics," Proceedings of the 2016 SAS Global Forum **(invited)**, Proceedings of the 2016 MidWest SAS Users Group Conference, Proceedings of the 2015 SouthEast SAS Users Group Conference, Proceedings of the 2015 Western Users of SAS Software Conference **(invited)**.

Watts, P. and N. Derby (2014), "Using SAS GTL with 9.3 Updates to Visualize Your Data When There Is Too Much of It to Visualize," Proceedings of the 2014 SAS Global Forum, Proceedings of the 2012 NorthEast SAS Users Group Conference.

Derby, N. (2013), "Managing and Monitoring Statistical Models," Proceedings of the 2013 MidWest SAS Users Group Conference, Proceedings of the 2013 SAS Global Forum **(invited)**, Proceedings of the 2015 Western Users of SAS Software Conference **(invited)**.

Derby, N. (2013), "The JMP Journal: An Analyst's Best Friend," Proceedings of the 2013 MidWest SAS Users Group Conference **(awarded)**.

Derby, N. and C. McGahan (2013), "Maintaining Formats when Exporting Data from SAS into Microsoft Excel," Proceedings of the 2013 MidWest SAS Users Group Conference, Proceedings of the 2013 SAS Global Forum, Proceedings of the 2015 Western Users of SAS Software Conference.

Watts, P. and N. Derby (2012), "Using SAS GTL to Visualize Your Data When There Is Too Much of It to Visualize," Proceedings of the 2012 SAS Global Forum, Proceedings of the 2012 Insurance and Finance SAS Users Group Summit **(invited)**, Proceedings of the 2011 Midwest SAS Users Group Conference **(awarded)**, Proceedings of the 2011 NorthEast SAS Users Group Conference, Proceedings of the 2011 Pacific Northwest SAS Users Group Conference, Proceedings of the 2011 SouthEast SAS Users Group Conference, Proceedings of the 2011 Western Users of SAS Software Conference **(invited)**.

Tabachneck, A., J. King, N. Derby, R. Herbison, R. DeVenezia, and B. Powell (2012), "Copy and Paste Almost Anything," Proceedings of the 2012 SAS Global Forum, Proceedings of the 2012 Midwest SAS Users Group Conference.

Derby, N. (2011), "An Introduction to the Analysis of Rare Events," Proceedings of the 2011 Midwest SAS Users Group Conference **(invited)**, Proceedings of the 2011 Western Users of SAS Software Conference **(invited)**.

Derby, N., L. Vo and P. Watts (2011), "Graphing a Progression of Time Series Plots with ODS Graphics," Proceedings of the 2011 Midwest SAS Users Group Conference, Proceedings of the 2011 Pacific Northwest SAS Users Group Conference, Proceedings of the 2011 SouthEast SAS Users Group Conference, Proceedings of the 2011 Western Users of SAS Software Conference.

Derby, N. (2011), "Using Recursion for More Convenient Macros," Proceedings of the 2011 Midwest SAS Users Group Conference, Proceedings of the 2011 Pacific Northwest SAS Users Group Conference, Proceedings of the 2011 SouthEast SAS Users Group Conference, Proceedings of the 2010 Western Users of SAS Software Conference.

Derby, N. and L. Vo (2010), "Graphing a Progression of Time Series Plots," Proceedings of the 2010 Western Users of SAS Software Conference.

Derby, N. (2010), "Getting Correct Results from PROC REG," Proceedings of the 2012 Insurance and Finance SAS Users Group Summit, Proceedings of the 2010 SAS Global Forum,
Proceedings of the 2009 MidWest SAS Users Group Conference **(awarded)**, Proceedings of the 2009 Pacific Northwest SAS Users Group Conference,
Proceedings of the 2009 SouthEast SAS Users Group Conference and
Proceedings of the 2009 Western Users of SAS Software Conference.

Derby, N. (2009), "A Little Stats Won't Hurt You," Proceedings of the 2009 SAS Global Forum **(invited)**,
Proceedings of the 2009 PharmaSUG Conference,
Proceedings of the 2009 MidWest SAS Users Group Conference **(awarded)**, Proceedings of the 2009 Pacific Northwest SAS Users Group Conference,
Proceedings of the 2009 SouthEast SAS Users Group Conference and
Proceedings of the 2009 Western Users of SAS Software Conference **(invited)**.

Derby, N. (2009), "Creating Your Own Worksheet Formats in exportToXL," Proceedings of the 2009 SAS Global Forum,
Proceedings of the 2009 PharmaSUG Conference **(awarded)**, Proceedings of the 2008 Pacific Northwest SAS Users Group Conference , Proceedings of the 2008 Southeast SAS Users Group Conference and Proceedings of the 2008 Western Users of SAS Software Conference.

Derby, N. (2008), "An Optimal Way to Import Excel Worksheets into PC SAS," Proceedings of the 2008 Pacific Northwest SAS Users Group Conference , Proceedings of the 2008 Southeast SAS Users Group Conference and Proceedings of the 2008 Western Users of SAS Software Conference.

Derby, N. (2008), "Revisiting DDE: An Updated Macro
for Exporting SAS into Custom-Formatted Excel: Part I - Usage and Examples," Proceedings of the 2008 SAS Global Forum
(awarded),
Proceedings of the 2007 Pacific Northwest SAS Users Group Conference and Proceedings of the 2007 Western Users of SAS Software Conference **(awarded)**.

Derby, N. (2008), "Revisiting DDE: An Updated Macro for Exporting SAS into Custom-Formatted Excel: Part II - Programming Details," Proceedings of the 2008 SAS Global Forum, Proceedings of the 2007 Pacific Northwest SAS Users Group Conference, and Proceedings of the 2007 Western Users of SAS Software Conference.

Derby, N. (2008), "Guidelines for Organizing SAS Project Files," Proceedings of the 2008 SAS Global Forum and Proceedings of the 2007 Western Users of SAS Software Conference.

## Project Reports

Derby, N. (2012), "Best Predictors of Precision Account Volume," Ste. Michelle Wine Estates.

Derby, N. (2012), "Best Predictors of Image Account Volume," Ste. Michelle Wine Estates.

Derby, N. (2012), "Statistics Demo," Ste. Michelle Wine Estates.

Derby, N. (2012), "Using SAS-PAA Tools," T-Mobile.

Derby, N. (2012), "Developing CRM Analytics Resources," T-Mobile.

Derby, N. (2011), "Estimating the Effect of Inspections on OSHA Claims," Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services.

Derby, N. (2010), "Proposal for a Market Basket Analysis," Intel.

Derby, N. (2010), "Empirical Bayes Smoothed Rates," Looking Glass Analytics.

Derby, N. (2010), "Simulated Event Analytics," Fabric Worldwide.

Derby, N. (2010), "Preliminary Analysis of [Redacted] Data," Fabric Worldwide.

Derby, N. (2010), "Analytics Ideas," Fabric Worldwide.

Derby, N. (2010), "Forecasting Method Assessment," Revenue Management Systems, Inc.

Derby, N. (2009), "Forecasting Methods for Airline Revenue Management," Revenue Management Systems, Inc.

Derby, N. (2009), "Age-Adjusted Rates, Confidence Intervals and Statistical Tests for Various Projects at Looking Glass Analytics," Looking Glass Analytics.

Derby, N. (2008), "Determining the Size of [Redacted]," QL2 Software.

Derby, N. (2008), "Statistical Testing for Effectiveness in VIN Campaigns," Visa.

Derby, N. (2006), "Data Analytical Observations," Clarisonic.

Derby, N. (2006), "Time Series Modeling and Forecasting," Washington Mutual (now Chase).

Derby, N. (2005), "Analysis of Interval Call Volume," T-Mobile.

Derby, N. (2005), "Effect of *X* on *Y* Call Volume" [several reports, where *X* is a variable and *Y* is a call category], T-Mobile.

Derby, N. (2005), "Forecasting Methods for Call Centers," T-Mobile.

Derby, N. (2005), "Analysis of SIVR Data," T-Mobile.

Derby, N. (2004), "ARIMA Forecasting," T-Mobile.

Derby, N. (2004), "Simple Univariate Forecasting Techniques," T-Mobile.

Derby, N. (2004), "References for Forecasting Call Center Call Volume," T-Mobile.

Derby, N. (2004), "Comparing Fluoride Varnish Regimens for Caries Prevention in Young Children," University of Washington Statistical Consulting Project.

Derby, N. (2003), "Derivation of the Gini Index," University of Washington Statistical Consulting Service.

Derby, N. (2001), "Forecasting Market Shares," Princeton Brand Econometrics.

Derby, N. (2000), "Imputation Techniques Employed on the European Community Household Panel," German Institute for Economic Research.

Derby, N. (1999), "Spline Functions," German Institute for Economic Research.

Derby, N. (1997), "Statistical Tests for Analyzing CSS Cross-Tabulations," Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Derby, N. (1997), "Estimation Methodology for Analyzing Cycle 4 CSS," Bureau of Labor Statistics.

## Articles and Manuscripts

Derby, N. (2010), "Suggestions for Organizing SAS Code and Project Files" (updated and expanded from the 2007 version below).

Derby, N. (2009), "Generating Custom-Formatted Excel Output from SAS," seminar materials at the Fall 2009 Calgary SAS Users Group Meeting, the 2009 Midwest SAS Users Group Conference, the 2008 and 2009 Western Users of SAS Software Conferences, the 2008 Pacific Northwest SAS Users Group Conference and the Fall 2008 Whitehorse SAS Users Group Meeting.

Derby, N. (2009), "Probability Course Notes," course notes for the Summer 2009 Accelerated Probability I/II courses, University of Washington.

Derby, N. (2008), "Getting Started with LaTeX on Microsoft Windows."

Derby, N. (2007), "Suggestions for Organizing SAS Code and Project Files."

Derby, N. (2004), "Assessing the Detrended Fluctuation Analysis Method of Estimating the Hurst Coefficient," Master's Thesis, Department of Statistics, University of Washington.

Derby, N. (2004), "Applying Wavelet Smoothers to Unequally Spaced Data," final project for wavelet course, Department of Statistics, University of Washington.

Derby, N. (2000), "Teachware Quantlets," in XploRe Learning Guide, edited by W. Härdle, S. Klinke and M. Müller, Berlin, Germany: Springer Verlag, pp. 147-165.

Derby, N., W. Härdle and B. Rönz (1999), "The Three Dimensions of Multimedia Teaching of Statistics," Discussion Paper no. 76, Sonderforschungsbereich 373, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany.

Derby, N. (1997), "Markov Chains and the Ehrenfeld Diffusion Model," Undergraduate Thesis, Department of Mathematics, Pomona College.