More on Horizon Charts

August 1, 2012 | klr

for background please see prior posts Application of Horizon Plots, Horizon Plot Already Available, and Cubism Horizon Charts in R Some feedback has led me to think that I might have been a little ambitious with my last post on horizon charts. I though...
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Application of Horizon Plots

July 31, 2012 | klr

for background please see prior posts Horizon Plot Already Available and Cubism Horizon Charts in R Good visualization simplifies, and stories are better told with effective and pretty visualizations. Although horizon plots are not immediately intuitiv...
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Best of Axys, R, d3.js, and HTML5

July 19, 2012 | klr

Axys, R, d3.js, and HTML5 all offer incredibly powerful tools for investment management and reporting, but they are not set up to synergistically interact to fill each other’s gaps and leverage each other’s strengths.  In my ideal scenario, Ax...
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knitr Performance Report 4

June 8, 2012 | klr

please see knitR Performance Report 3 (really with knitr) and dprint, knitr Performance Report–Attempt 3, knitr Performance Report-Attempt 2 and knitr Performance Report-Attempt 1 Here is another iteration of the ongoing performance reporting attempt...
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Quick dprint Experiment

May 24, 2012 | klr

As a quick dprint experiment, I thought I would try to do a quarterly return table that might potentially fit in knitR Performance Report 3 (really with knitr) and dprint.  Although I do not think I will use it in the final report, I do think it i...
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knitr Performance Report–Attempt 3

May 22, 2012 | klr

please see knitr Performance Report-Attempt 2 and knitr Performance Report-Attempt 1 Since the time of my last reporting post, RStudio, knitr, and Sweave have worked extremely hard to make document creation easier by becoming even more streamlined and ...
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knitr Performance Report-Attempt 2

April 18, 2012 | klr

Over the years I have changed my learning process from reading thoroughly first before proceeding to reading minimally and then applying immediately.  I very quickly see the gaps in my knowledge.  This method is far more painful but seems to ...
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knitr Performance Report-Attempt 1

April 13, 2012 | klr

I get very excited about new R packages, but rarely is my excitement so fulfilled as with knitr.  Even with no skill, I have already been able to adapt the example Yihui Xie provides in his knitr Graphics Manual into a crude first version of a per...
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Latex Allergy Cured by knitr

April 11, 2012 | klr

I have always known that at some point I would have to succumb to the power of Latex, but Latex has been uncharacteristically intimidating to me.  I finally found the remedy to my Latex allergy with the amazing and fantastic knitr package from Yih...
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More Beautiful Growth of $1 Chart

February 6, 2012 | klr

With all my recent focus on reporting and visualization, you might think that I have the investments all figured out.  Unfortunately, that is not the case, and I will resume more standard investment and systems posts soon.  I did want to shar...
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Managing change

January 14, 2012 | Markus Gesmann

Why the old and new the need to share time togetherIt takes time to appreciate the new. Even if the new is much better than the old. But, it is easy to forget when you yourself created the exciting new.At the end of August 2011 Google announced a new B...
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R in Axys (Impossible Dream)

January 9, 2012 | klr

It has always been a dream of mine to incorporate R graphs and analysis in an Advent Axys report.  The unbelievable work from the guys at Statconn make this dream possible.  If we use the same perhstsp.rep created fo...
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