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Don Philip Faithful's Blog – November 2013 Archive (3)

Java Coding Samples for Online Data-mining

In this post, I discuss the basic characteristics of code that I have personally used to extract online data - in a process these days often called data-mining.  I intend to cover some general features.  Those that wish to do so can also compile the coding samples.

Over the years, I have programmed in a number of computer programming languages including Visual Basic, Perl, Python, and LISP (AutoLISP).  The coding samples on this blog are written in Java, my language of…

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Added by Don Philip Faithful on November 24, 2013 at 7:00am — 3 Comments

Hazards of Institutional Data

A prominent discrimination case in Canada involves a firefighter named Tawney Meiorin.  Meiorin had successfully performed her duties as a firefighter for many years.  She lost her job after the introduction of mandatory testing to determine her fitness for the position.  The testing measured aerobic capacity, and it was developed in a manner that many would regard as scientific; that is to say, it used a highly quantitative and analytic approach.  However,…

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Added by Don Philip Faithful on November 23, 2013 at 4:43am — 1 Comment

Visualization - Trading Without Numbers

In this blog, I share some images from an application called Storm.  I wrote the program many years ago.  Storm has the ability to generate 3-dimensional plumes from a stream of data.  It also has an unusual feature that allows the user to trade based on the kinetics - effectively eliminating the need to know about pricing.  At this time, I would like to draw a clear distinction between trading and investing.  I should also point out that I used Storm for recreational…

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Added by Don Philip Faithful on November 10, 2013 at 5:58pm — No Comments

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