[tech-spec] Re: Breakthrough with R

  • From: "Daniel Flam" <daniel@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <tech-spec@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 14 Nov 2004 01:48:34 -0500

i agree 100% and that is exactly what i am doing.



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Henry Carstens" <carstens@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <tech-spec@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, November 12, 2004 1:59 PM
Subject: [tech-spec] Re: Breakthrough with R


> 
> On Nov 12, 2004, at 7:30 AM, BBands wrote:
> 
> > Perhaps our resident "Wiz"ard might demonstrate a simple test--maybe
> > something like sell the next day's open if today is an outside day 
> > with a
> > higher close--and the appropriate statistics to analyze the results as 
> > a way
> > of getting us going?
> >
> >     --jab
> >
> >
> 
> FWIW, I think the above is a poor use of R because it can be done so 
> much more quickly in other applications such as TradeStation.
> 
> For me, what R is great at is raw and nearly raw data exploration and 
> the search for anomalies and abstractions. I find there are better 
> tools for specific pattern exploration.
> 
> 
> --h
> 
> 
> 


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