Monthly Archives: June 2011

Hurst as Relative Strength

June 21, 2011
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Hurst as Relative Strength

THIS IS NOT INVESTMENT ADVICE AND COULD EASILY RESULT IN SIGNIFICANT LOSSES. As an extension to Testing Hurst with Multiple Indexes and Exploring the Market with Hurst, we also might employ our new Hurst signal as a relative strength determinant. ...

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The R WikiBook

June 21, 2011
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Tal Galili, god bless him, is rounding up R bloggers for an R WikiBookIn support of this book I am announcing all R-related content I post (here and at the old site) to be available under a cc-by-sa license (not that I'd really care if you didn't giv...

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A year of Chicago’s crime, in 30 seconds

June 21, 2011
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Yesterday Brett Goldstein, the Chief Data Officer for the City of Chicago, announced on Twitter the release of Chicago’s crime data for the past year. The data is very detailed, and wonderful resource for criminologist and social scientists alike. I have been playing around with the data a bit, and have produced an animation

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Five things Biologists should know about Statistics

June 21, 2011
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In a thoughtful blog post, Bioinformatician Ewan Birney (Head of Nucleotide Data at the European Bioinformatics Institute) talks about the importance of Statistics to biologists: Biology is really about stats. Indeed, the foundation of much of frequentist statistics - RA Fisher and colleagues - were totally motivated by biological problems. He also cites the "Five statistical things I wished...

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Code: mtable-ext updated

June 21, 2011
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I have fixed a small bug in mtable-ext that prevented asterisks from being printed for negative coefficients in mixed effects models output by lme4. Thanks to Reinhold Kliegl and Martin Elff for pointing out the bug and for providing the … Continue reading →

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Job offer: R-Square is looking for an R Statistician

June 21, 2011
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This is a guest post by Kyle Stokley. ————— My name is Kyle and I am an IT recruiter for R-Square.  I currently have an opening in Durham NC with a fortune 100 company based out of NJ for a Statistician with R-Programming Experience. Job Title: Statistician Qualifications: MS or PhD in statistics with 0-10 years work experience. R...

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R in the Bioinformatics Knowledgeblog

June 21, 2011
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The Knowledge Blog progect is a new, light-weight way of publishing scientific, academic and technical knowledge on the web, across several scientific disciplines. One such discipline is bioinformatics, and the Bioinformatics Knowledgeblog contains useful scientific reference material for bioinformatics, including several resources for R users. There you'll find an R Guide for Complete Beginners, a tutorial on analyzing microarray...

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PLoS journals API from R: "rplos"

June 21, 2011
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PLoS journals API from R: "rplos"

The Public Libraries of Science (PLOS) has an API so that developers can create cool tools to access their data (including full text papers!!).Carl Boettiger at UC Davis and I are working on R functions that use the PLoS API. See our code on Githu...

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Meet cloudnumbers.com at the UseR2011 conference in UK

June 21, 2011
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cloudnumbers.com provides researchers and companies with the resources to perform high performance calculations in the cloud. We currently focus on the well-known open-source statistics program R (http://www.r-project.org). R is a strongly functional language and environment for statistical computing. You can explore data sets, make graphical displays of data, run statistical simulations and much more. This

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ProjectEuler-Problem 46

June 21, 2011
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ProjectEuler-Problem 46

It was proposed by Christian Goldbach that every odd composite number can be written as the sum of a prime and twice a square.9 = 7 + 21215 = 7 + 222Read More: 461 Words Totally

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