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7 Types of Regression Techniques you should know!

Introduction<p>Linear and Logistic regressions are usually the first algorithms people learn in predictive modeling. Due to their popularity, a lot of …

CIOs Have to Learn the New Math of Analytics

We're used to algorithms recommending books, movies, music and websites. Algorithms also trade stocks and predict crime, identify diabetics and …

Economics papers have been getting a whole lot math-ier

If you spend a lot of time reading economics papers—and who doesn’t?—you’ve probably noticed that there are a lot more equations and charts between the abstract and the conclusion these days.<p>The Oxford researcher Max Roser tweeted an interesting 2012 working paper Thursday that looked at just that. …

Economics

BlackBerry Adds Billionaire Mathematician Jim Simons To List Of Shareholders

Share this:<p>“There are just a few individuals who have truly changed how we view the markets: John Maynard Keynes, Warren Buffet and Jim Simons.”<p>SEC …

Here’s just a fraction of what you can do with linear algebra

The next time someone wonders what the point of linear algebra is, send them here. I write a blog on math and programming and I see linear algebra …

Transformation or Bust

<i>Below is the August 2nd Thoughts from the Frontline, republished in full.</i><p>China continues to be front and center on my list of concerns, even moreso than the latest Federal Reserve press release or fluctuation in the Dow (although you should pay attention). I believe China is the single biggest risk …