How Data Mining Can Help Financial Analysts

Data mining is a very powerful field to perform preliminary analysis of dataset. Data mining borrows techniques and methods from statistics and machine learning. Using those techniques we try to find basic descriptive statistics. Data mining does not get involved with pinning down of underlying trends in data and building ... read more


Things to Know About Weighted Price Index

A weighted price index number is an index number that measures the change in the prices of a group of commodities when the relative importance of the commodities (i.e. weight) has been taken into account. Weighted indices are generally divided into 1) Weighted Aggregative Indices and 2) Weighted Average of relatives ... read more


Role of Statistics Towards Informed Decisions

Statistics is an old discipline and for decades if not centuries humans have been using it to make informed decisions about different kinds of statistical populations. With rise of data science and machine learning, statistics has got even more attention and importance in academia, governments and industry as statistics is ... read more


Things You Need to Know about Index Number Construction

A statistical measure of average change in a variable or a group of variables with respect to time or space is known as index number. The variable may be the enrolment of staff in an organization, the cost of salaries for staff, prices of a particular commodity or a group ... read more


Data Collection in Statistics and Machine Learning

Data collection is the most important prerequisite of any statistics or machine learning project. Without data you can not proceed with your statistical or machine learning tasks. There can be two possible ways to collect data: a complete enumeration of entire population, called census, which in many cases would be ... read more


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