In this post I publish a PDF document titled “A collection of tips for R in Finance”.
/> It is a basic 5 page introduction to R in finances by Arnaud Amsellem ( href="http://fr.linkedin.com/pub/arnaud-amsellem/9/33b/20a">linked in profile).
The article offers tips related to the following points:
- Code Editor
- Organizing R code
- Update packages
- Getting external data into R
- Communicating with external applications
- Optimizing R code
This article is well articulated, and offers a perspective of someone who is experienced in the field and touches points that I can imagine beginners might otherwise overlook. I hope publishing it here will be of use to some readers out there.
Update: as some readers have noted to me (by e-mail, and by commenting), this document touches very lightly on the topic of “finances” in R. I therefore decided to update the title from “R in finance – some tips for beginners”, to it’s current form.
Lastly: if you (a reader of this blog) feel you have an article (“post”) to contribute, but don’t feel like href="http://www.r-statistics.com/2010/07/blogging-about-r-presentation-and-audio/">starting your own blog, feel welcome to href="http://www.r-statistics.com/contact-me/">contact me, and I’ll be glad to post what you have to say on my blog (and subsequently, also on href="http://www.r-bloggers.com/">R bloggers).
Here is the article:
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