Alan James Salmoni
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Statistics Routines
In addition to work on SigmaSwiftStatistics , we're writing some statistics libraries for other languages. We're a bit sneaky, because we find this a great way to get familiar with languages old and new, but it also provides a useful service for everyone el...﻿
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Consulting at the Department for International Trade
Thought Into Design Ltd is heavily involved with some research activities at the Department for International Trade (DIT). We're very excited to be collaborating with DIT on a range of research projects. We've already undertaken some usability testing and w...﻿
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Trying out Swift
Lately, at Thought Into Design, we've been trying out Swift. This was partially so that we could write apps for iOS and OSX (or is that MacOS now?) but it is also good to learn the foibles of a new language's syntax. Our most recent work has myself (Alan) c...﻿
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Fast prime numbers in Python
I spent some time recently on Project Euler and got side-tracked by the efficient calculation of prime numbers. After using a brute force method (iterating through a range of numbers and trying to find their factors), I read around and found a nice page at ...﻿
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Fast prime numbers in Python
I spent some time recently on Project Euler and got side-tracked by the efficient calculation of prime numbers. After using a brute force method (iterating through a range of numbers and trying to find their factors), I read around and found a nice page at ...﻿
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Fast prime numbers in Python
I spent some time recently on Project Euler and got side-tracked by the efficient calculation of prime numbers. After using a brute force method (iterating through a range of numbers and trying to find their factors), I read around and found a nice page at ...﻿
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Correlations are back again
Salstat now has a new dialog for correlations. This allows you to test for the strength (and significance if you want) of several correlations: Pearson's, Spearman's, Kendall's tau and the point biserial r correlation. The dialog works in the same way as th...﻿
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Installing Salstat on OSX
This article tells you how to install the source code version of Salstat on Apple's OS X. Quick instructions I recently tried this out when my Macbook Air had its hard disk replaced. OS X comes with Python already installed. Most people will say that it's b...﻿
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Databases and the website's news pages are now operational
If you go to the Salstat website , you might notice that the news page now shows a list of articles. What's happened is that the original Blogspot content is now syndicated to the Salstat website and our Facebook page too. Salstat work has also continued be...﻿