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R/Finance 2011 slides and follow-up

The organizing committee for the R/Finance 2011 conference is pleased to announce the availability of presentation slides from the 3rd annual R/Finance conference. This year's two-day conference once again attracted over 200 participants from across the globe. Academics, students and industry professionals enjoyed almost 30 talks covering trading, optimization, risk management and more --- all using R!

The majority of these presentations are now available for download at:


HTML 5 Websocket implementation for the R language

With popular CMS systems such as Drupal 7, you can now make them HTML 5 compliant and integrate with R!

R/Websockets Package

Get the R package from CRAN here: http://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/websockets/index.html

Get the development code here: https://github.com/bwlewis/R-Websockets

The reference vignette is available here (sorry, it's pretty basic): websockets.pdf

Financial Risk Models in R Factor Models for Asset Returns and Interest Rate Models - Scottish Financial Risk Academy 15/03/2011


Eric Zivot
Robert Richards Chaired Professor of Economics
Adjunct Professor, Departments of Applied Mathematics,
Finance and Statistics
University of Washington
BlackRock Alternative Advisors, Seattle WA


A New IDE for R (another new IDE for R!) RStudio



But is this the 'Killer-App' for R (or a key App for a suite of apps for R?)

Whatever I do this week I cant get away from RStudio, its on my LinkedIn discussion boards, its on Twitter, its on Facebook; its everywhere

An Object-Oriented Framework for Statistical Simulation

An Object-Oriented Framework for Statistical Simulation:
The R Package simFrame

Andreas Alfons
Matthias Templ
Peter Filzmoser

Vienna University of Technology

Why SAP Bought Sybase For $5.8 Billion





Oracle Announces New Financial Services Solution for Enterprise-Wide Stress Testing

ORACLE logoOracle® Reveleus Enterprise Risk Analytical Applications Enable Financial Institutions to Respond to Challenges to Capital Adequacy and Help Guard Against Future Threats to Liquidity

ANNOUNCEMENT: Oracle OpenWorld, San Francisco, CA – October 13, 2009



the elephant in the data centre

(see below)


StackOverflow - the R tag! Everything You ever wanted to know but were too scared to ask!!! (Literally)

stack oflow logoStackOverflow - the R tag! Everything You ever wanted to know but were too scared to ask!!! (Literally)



Prediction and Fuzzy Logic at ThomasCook to automate price settings of last minute offers

The R User Conference 2009

July 8-10, Agrocampus-Ouest, Rennes, France.

Presentation by Jan Wijffels, ThomasCook Belgium & BNOSAC – Belgium Network of Open Source Analytical Consultants – www.bnosac.be

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