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by alpher
September 27th, 2012, 9:08 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: F# Talk - "New Generation GPU Accelerated Financial Quant Libraries"
Replies: 9
Views: 12780

F# Talk - "New Generation GPU Accelerated Financial Quant Libraries"

<r>QuoteOriginally posted by: PolterCuch, PDEs with FP is also something I'm wondering about (how much is feasible, how much is optimal, etc.). Paraiso (although Haskell, not F#) is one example:<URL url="http://en.pk.paraiso-lang.org/ICFDP/102/lookhttp://iopscience.iop.org/1749-4699/5/1/015003/I"><L...
by alpher
September 27th, 2012, 8:57 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Working for $0.83 per hour (yes it is possible...)
Replies: 24
Views: 11228

Working for $0.83 per hour (yes it is possible...)

<r>So long story short....i came across this:<URL url="http://secretmarketingsuccess.com/blog/geo-arbitrage/proof-that-you-can-hire-staff-for-under-2hour-using-odesk-plus-the-how-to/So"><LINK_TEXT text="http://secretmarketingsuccess.com/blog/ ... -how-to/So">http://secretmarketingsuccess.com/blog/ge...
by alpher
September 22nd, 2012, 4:46 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Best of Romney
Replies: 71
Views: 11994

Best of Romney

1. now that i am not an american shuold i care bout romney?2. now that obama is going to be the next us pres. - should i care bout romney?3. now that it's the weekend - should i car about monday?
by alpher
September 22nd, 2012, 4:42 pm
Forum: Brainteaser Forum
Topic: cult to destroy the Earth
Replies: 17
Views: 11998

cult to destroy the Earth

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: Traden4AlphaBTW, 7 billion people, each massing 70 kg, simultaneously jumping to a height of 1/2 m would release about 2.4 TJ of energy which is the equivalent of a magnitude 5 earthquake which would cause no damage unless you put all 7 billion people in one location.I ...
by alpher
September 22nd, 2012, 4:34 pm
Forum: Brainteaser Forum
Topic: Is there an odd perfect number?
Replies: 2
Views: 11256

Is there an odd perfect number?

I don't have a special definition, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perfect_numberwill write more later...
by alpher
September 21st, 2012, 7:01 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: belize vs panama
Replies: 6
Views: 40242

belize vs panama

is the queston to pick a better offshore financial destination out of these 2?or are you asking about a financial instrument....known as "panama option"?
by alpher
September 21st, 2012, 6:55 pm
Forum: Brainteaser Forum
Topic: Is there an odd perfect number?
Replies: 2
Views: 11256

Is there an odd perfect number?

that's some brainteaser...So:while not considered among the "most important" math problems...it has been addressed by Euler and Descartes - so prtty hard problem indeed! my guess is that no odd perfect number exists - will explain later my reasoning behind that when i have more time. 10x.
by alpher
September 21st, 2012, 6:46 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: C# Date Libraries?
Replies: 14
Views: 12463

C# Date Libraries?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: MaxCohen@alpher, In fixed income the handling of dates is rather important no? Maybe you want to read this C# for financial markets @Cuchulainn, How are you handling roll convention when you create date schedules i.e modied following etc. Do you link up to some .Net cal...
by alpher
September 20th, 2012, 6:30 pm
Forum: Trading Forum
Topic: About C++ programming (on Linux) for solving portfolio optimization models by calling optimization engines, e.g. Barra
Replies: 5
Views: 13016

About C++ programming (on Linux) for solving portfolio optimization models by calling optimization engines, e.g. Barra

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: JackBryanI need to do C++ programming (on Linux) for solving portfolio optimization models by calling optimization engines such as Barra, Axioma or Northfield. Please recommend some programming tutorials about these optimization engines. Any help will be appreciated.jus...
by alpher
September 20th, 2012, 6:28 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: C# Date Libraries?
Replies: 14
Views: 12463

C# Date Libraries?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: MaxCohenAre the any C# date libraries out there that can do stuff likeCreateDateSchedule( start, end, calendar, rollConvention, ...)Similar to what I can do in QuantLibbtw - can't you accomplish that via system call?or...extern void to c++? or...using .net? whats so spe...
by alpher
September 3rd, 2012, 4:25 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: Behold the Lambda Calculus
Replies: 81
Views: 18719

Behold the Lambda Calculus

<t>interesting topicso:loc, number of "features" implemented,type of language being used (e.q - object oriented, procedural, functional), hours work,is the software or part of it AI complete,is the software or part of it addressing NP complete problem,is UI programming involved,is memory handled aut...
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