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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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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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Description Weight Calories Dataset

Description Dataset body_data The dataset body_data contains data on my personal weight and my sport activities. I collect these data on a daily basis. I try to weight myself in the morning before having breakfast and always use the same … Continue reading

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