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Models for Unexpected Events: BREXIT

unexpected impact of BREXIT
When all predictive models use historical information to make forward predictions, how can they react to the unknown?  The persistent assumption - - -

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                unexpected events like BREXIT

50 for 20 days: Historic vs Actual Results

comparison of historic vs actual investment results
Historic results overstate the likely actual by 1/3 but better historic implies better actual. Regardless of the recommendation set, they beat - - -
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A rabbi. A priest. A CEO.

A rabbi, a priest and a CEO walk into a session on Insider Threat at a Corporate Security conference. - - -
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Blogging is not talking to your dog

bored dog

When you talk to your dog, your dog goes to sleep. That is not good blogging.

When you talk to your dog, your dog will show up without an invite. That is not good blogging.

When you talk to your dog  - - -
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Kevin B. Pratt has been Chief Scientist at ZZAlpha LTD. since 2010

He was also Lead, Anti-Fraud Analytics, Sr. Analytics Scientist in the Teradata Big Data and Advanced Analytics Group until June 2016.
There was and is no connection whatsoever between ZZAlpha LTD.and Teradata Corp.