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Measuring Randomness in Capital Markets

September 29, 2013
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Measuring Randomness in Capital Markets

What is Random? As previously discussed, there’s no universal measure of randomness. Randomness implies the lack of pattern and the inability to predict future outcomes. However, The lack of an obvious model doesn’t imply randomness anymore than a curve fit one implies order. So what actually constitutes randomness, how can we quantify it, and why do we care? Randomness $\neq$ Volatility, and Predictability $\neq$ Profit First...

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Rcpp 0.10.5

September 29, 2013
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A new version of Rcpp is now on the CRAN network for GNU R; binaries for Debian have been uploaded as well. Once more, this release brings a large number of exciting changes to Rcpp. Some concern usability, some bring new features, some increase pe...

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Nice tutorials to discover R

September 28, 2013
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A series of tutorials, in R, by Anthony Damico. As claimed on http://twotorials.com/, “how to do stuff in r. two minutes or less, for those of us who prefer to learn by watching and listening“. So far, 000 what is r? the lingua statistica, s’il vous plaît 001 how to download and install r 002 simple shortcuts for the windows r...

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Visualizing “ObamaCare-related” Job Cuts

September 28, 2013
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Visualizing “ObamaCare-related” Job Cuts

I was reviewing RSS feeds when I came across this story about “ObamaCare Employer Mandate: A List Of Cuts To Work Hours, Jobs” over on Investors.com. Efficacy of the law notwithstanding, I thought it might be interesting to visualize the data since the folks over at Investors.com provided a handy spreadsheet that they seem to

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R 3.0.2 and RStudio 0.9.8 are released!

September 26, 2013
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R 3.0.2 (codename “Frisbee Sailing”) was released yesterday. The full list of new features and bug fixes is provided below. Also, RStudio v0.98 (in a “secret” preview) was announced two days ago with MANY new features, including: Amazing new debugging …Read more »

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Construire un moteur de reco simple avec R (1/2)

September 25, 2013
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Construire un moteur de rechercheOn va montrer comment on peut construire un moteur de recommandation simple en utilisant les outils de Textmining. Cette construction se fera en deux temps : On construit un moteur de recherche pour identifier par exemple, dans...

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NFL week 3 update

September 25, 2013
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NFL week 3 update

With another NFL week down we are starting to see separation from the contenders and the “better luck next year” teams.  Any paid TV mouthpiece worth their salt will tell you it is a quarterback driven league.  Driven indeed.  In the last post, I dabbled in the simple code of a correlation heat map.  Now, I realize I may...

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US High School Graduation Rates, using googleVis

September 25, 2013
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Here is an analysis and some graphics using googleVis on high school graduation rates in the United States. A report from the US Deparment of Education on increasing high school graduation rates was published earlier this year (Jan 2013) and some summary graphics were shown on the Department’s blog (http://www.ed.gov/blog/2013/01/high-school-graduation-rate-at-highest-level-in-three-decades). However, the above blog only shows one static...

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Introducing imagemetrics

September 25, 2013
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Introducing imagemetrics

References In my recent projects, I had the opportunity to work with the professor Raphaël Proulx who introduced me to several metrics commonly used in landscape ecology for quantifying image texture. In order to make my life easier, I decided to implement...

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Working with intraday data

September 24, 2013
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When working with intraday data, analysts are often facing a large dataset problem. R is well equipped to deal with this but the standard approach has to be modified in some ways. Large dataset means different things to different people. I’m talking here about a dataset of less than 10 columns and 2 to 5

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