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Hadley on a Postage Stamp?

October 18, 2010
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Hadley on a Postage Stamp?

Yet another reason to check out the ggplot2 wiki!

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Hadley on a Postage Stamp?

October 18, 2010
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Hadley on a Postage Stamp?

Yet another reason to check out the ggplot2 wiki!

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Cramer’s Stock Pick Recommendations Analyzed (Part II)

October 18, 2010
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Cramer’s Stock Pick Recommendations Analyzed (Part II)

     This is the second post (previous one here) that provides an analysis of Cramer's stock recommendations based upon the Mad Money Stock Screener as of 10/15/2010.Recommendations by SegmentAs mentioned in the previous post, ...

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Cramer’s Stock Pick Recommendations Analyzed (Part II)

October 18, 2010
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Cramer’s Stock Pick Recommendations Analyzed (Part II)

     This is the second post (previous one here) that provides an analysis of Cramer's stock recommendations based upon the Mad Money Stock Screener as of 10/15/2010.Recommendations by SegmentAs mentioned in the previous post, ...

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2010 ggplot2 Case Study Competition Winners

October 16, 2010
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The 2010 ggplot2 Case Study Competition Winners have been announced!  Congratulations to the winners!Grand Prize: David Kahle, Rice UniversityFinalist: Michael Lavine, UMass Amherst Finalist: Claudia Beleites, TU Dresden & Uni....

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2010 ggplot2 Case Study Competition Winners

October 16, 2010
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The 2010 ggplot2 Case Study Competition Winners have been announced!  Congratulations to the winners!Grand Prize: David Kahle, Rice UniversityFinalist: Michael Lavine, UMass Amherst Finalist: Claudia Beleites, TU Dresden & Uni....

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Cramer’s Stock Pick Recommendations Analyzed

October 16, 2010
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Cramer’s Stock Pick Recommendations Analyzed

Bill Alpert of Barron’s has demonstrated the use of R in financial journalism as he criticized the performance of Jim Cramer’s stock picks.  Patrick Burns was an advisor for the analysis done in the article.  R was an important tool that allowed them to do their research as indicated by Burns in his...

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Cramer’s Stock Pick Recommendations Analyzed

October 16, 2010
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Cramer’s Stock Pick Recommendations Analyzed

Bill Alpert of Barron’s has demonstrated the use of R in financial journalism as he criticized the performance of Jim Cramer’s stock picks.  Patrick Burns was an advisor for the analysis done in the article.  R was an important tool that allowed them to do their research as indicated by Burns in his...

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Benoit Mandelbrot (the Father of Fractals) dead at 85

October 16, 2010
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Benoit Mandelbrot (the Father of Fractals) dead at 85

Nicholas Taleb and Recent tweets indicate that Benoit Mandelbrot has died at age 85.  Mandelbrot was a French and American mathematician, best known as the father of fractal geometry.  His official biography at Yale does n...

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Benoit Mandelbrot (the Father of Fractals) dead at 85

October 16, 2010
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Benoit Mandelbrot (the Father of Fractals) dead at 85

Nicholas Taleb and Recent tweets indicate that Benoit Mandelbrot has died at age 85.  Mandelbrot was a French and American mathematician, best known as the father of fractal geometry.  His official biography at Yale does n...

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