Monthly Archives: May 2017

Seasonal Adjustment in R

The package ‘Seasonal’ facilitates seasonal adjustment in R. The R package provides an easy-to-handle wrapper around the X-13ARIMA-SEATS Fortran libraries provided by the US Census Bureau. X-13ARIMA-SEATS is the state-of-the-art seasonal adjustment software produced, distributed, and maintained by the Census Bureau.

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R – Pros and Cons

Learning a new programming language is costly. Usually it takes a considerable amount of time to get acquainted with a new language. Especially the first phase can be painful and frustrating. The good thing is that with enough time and … Continue reading

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Why R?

Why should you use R? There exists several reasons why one should start using R. During the last decade R has become the leading tool for statistics, data analysis, and machine learning. By now, R represents a viable alternative to … Continue reading

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How to Enable Gui Root Login in Debian 9

In this post I am going to explain how to enable GUI root access on Debian 9. It is very similar to enabling Gui Root Login in Debian 8. At this point I should warn you that using the root … Continue reading

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Seasonal adjustment

What is seasonal adjustment? Seasonal adjustment refers to a statistical technique that tries to quantify and remove the influences of predictable seasonal patterns to reveal nonseasonal changes in data that would otherwise be overshadowed by the seasonal differences. Seasonal adjustments … Continue reading

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