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String Manipulation – Exercises

November 27, 2016
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String Manipulation – Exercises

In this set of exercises we will practice functions that enable us to manipulate strings.You can find more about string manipulation functions in Handling and Processing Strings in R e-book. Answers to the exercises are available here. If you have different solution, feel free to post it. Exercise 1 Load text from the file and

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Nonparametric Tests Exercises

November 20, 2016
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Nonparametric Tests Exercises

In this set of exercises you will be presented with real-life problems in marketing. Your task will be to choose appropriate nonparametric statistical technique and solve the problem using appropriate R functions. Answers to the exercises are available here. Exercise 1 A company wants to learn if sales income is equaly distributed among the stores.

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Network Analysis Part 3 Exercises

October 20, 2016
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Network Analysis Part 3 Exercises

This is the third set of exercises on networks in which we practice the functions for graph structure, using package igraph. The first and second part are available here: Part 1 Part 2 If you don’t have package already installed, install it using the following code: install.packages("igraph") and load it into the session using the

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Network Analysis Part 2 Exercises

October 2, 2016
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Network Analysis Part 2 Exercises

In this set of exercises we shall practice the functions for network statistics, using package igraph.If you don’t have package already installed, install it using the following code: install.packages("igraph") and load it into the session using the following code: library("igraph") before proceeding. You can find more info about the package and graphs in general here

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Network Analysis Part 1 Exercises

September 15, 2016
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Network Analysis Part 1 Exercises

In this set of exercises we shall create an empty graph and practice the functions for basic manipulation with vertices and edges, using the package igraph. If you don’t have the package already installed, install it using the following code: install.packages("igraph") and load it into the session using the following code: library("igraph") before proceeding. You

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Fundamental and Technical Analysis of Shares Exercises

August 31, 2016
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Fundamental and Technical Analysis of Shares Exercises

In this set of exercises we shall explore possibilities for fundamental and technical analysis of stocks offered by the quantmod package. If you don’t have the package already installed, install it using the following code: install.packages("quantmod") and load it into the session using the following code: library("quantmod") before proceeding. Answers to the exercises are available

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Using MANOVA to Analyse a Banking Crisis Exercises

August 24, 2016
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Using MANOVA to Analyse a Banking Crisis Exercises

In this set of exercises we will practice multivariate analysis of variance – MANOVA. We shall try to find if there is a difference in the combination of export and bank reserves, depending on the status of banking sector (is there a crisis or not). The data set is fictitious and servers for education purposes

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Stock Prices Analysis part 3 – Exercises

August 9, 2016
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Stock Prices Analysis part 3 – Exercises

This is the third and the final part of the exercises dedicated to analysis of stock prices. In this part we will provide exercises for testing the type of distribution of stock prices and analysing and predicting stock prices using ARIMA models. You dont need to be an expert stock’s trader in order to understand

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Stock prices analysis part 2 exercises

August 2, 2016
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Stock prices analysis part 2 exercises

This is the second part of the exercises dedicated to analysis of stock prices. In this part we will provide exercises for plotting, fitting linear model and predicting stock prices. You dont need to be an expert stock’s trader in order to understand the examples, but you should go through part 1, since we shall

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Stock prices analysis part 1 exercises

July 26, 2016
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In this set of exercises we are using R to analyse stock prices. This is the first part where we exercise basic descriptive statistics. You dont need to be an expert stock trader in order to understand examples. Where needed, additional explanations will be provided. All examples will be based on real historical data acquired

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