[tech-spec] Re: Breakthrough with R
- From: Henry Carstens <carstens@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- To: tech-spec@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Fri, 12 Nov 2004 10:59:06 -0800
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
higher close--and the appropriate statistics to analyze the results as
of getting us going?
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.
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