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NFL Cluster Analysis…Part 2

January 12, 2015
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NFL Cluster Analysis…Part 2

Another post on Cluster Analysis and the NFL, this time on the Perceivant.com blog.http://perceivant.com/nfl-ranking-cluster-analysis/

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Cluster Analysis of the NFL’s Top Wide Receivers

December 29, 2014
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Cluster Analysis of the NFL’s Top Wide Receivers

“The time has come to get deeply into football. It is the only thing we have left that ain't fixed.”Hunter S. Thompson, Hey Rube Column, November 9, 2004I have to confess that I haven’t been following the NFL this year as much as planned or hoped.  On only 3 or 4 occasions this year have I been able to...

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Causality in Time Series – A look at 2 R packages (CausalImpact and Changepoint)

November 15, 2014
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My first blog post on Perceivant.comhttp://perceivant.com/causality-time-series-determining-impact-marketing-interventions/

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Results of the Readers’ Survey

August 5, 2014
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Results of the Readers’ Survey

 First of all, let me say “Thank You” to all of the 357 people who completed the survey. I was hoping for 100, so needless to say the response blew away my expectations. This endeavor seems like a worthwhile effort to do once a year. Next year I will refine the...

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R Blog Readers Survey

June 28, 2014
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I've almost achieved my goal of a minimum of 100 quality responses.  I will keep the survey open for a couple more days, so if you haven't responded, please feel free to have a crack at it.Regards,Coryhttps://www.surveymonkey.com/s/7DY8DYH

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Survey – Voice of the Reader

June 22, 2014
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Dear Blog Readers,I have numerous topics I could discuss in future blog posts.  However, I would like to capture those topics that most interest you.  Therefore, I've put together a short survey (see the link below) for everyone to weigh-in o...

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The NFL Reloads: Using R to Have a Look

May 14, 2014
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The NFL Reloads:  Using R to Have a Look

NFL Draft 2014 It can't be easy being a Jacksonville Jaguars fan. It seems that management has learned nothing from the Blaine Gabbert debacle. By that I mean I'm not impressed with their first round pick Blake Bortles. Bucky Brooks of NFL.com called him a “developmental prospect”. Developmental? Is that what you want from the third overall pick? I hate...

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Analysis of Copper and Equity Prices on the Quandl.com blog

April 24, 2014
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http://blog.quandl.com/blog/mythbusting-dr-copper/

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Mythbusting – Dr. Copper

April 21, 2014
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Mythbusting – Dr. Copper

Image by Justin Reznick   “An economist is an expert who will know tomorrow why the things he predicted yesterday didn't happen today.” Laurence J. Peter (author and creator of the Peter Principle) If you were paying attention to financial sites last month, you probably noticed a number of articles on “Dr. Copper”. Here is

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MoneyPuck – Best subsets regression of NHL teams

March 17, 2014
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MoneyPuck – Best subsets regression of NHL teams

Spring is at hand and it is a time of renewal, March Madness and to settle scores in the NHL.  There are many scores to be settled: Flyers vs. Penguins, Blackhawks vs. Red Wings, Leafs vs. Habs and pretty much everyone else vs. the Bruins.  L...

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