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by SanFranCA2002
May 11th, 2004, 9:44 pm
Forum: Book And Research Paper Forum
Topic: papers for modeling contagion?
Replies: 2
Views: 189111

papers for modeling contagion?

paper
by SanFranCA2002
May 11th, 2004, 4:13 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: What is wrong with torturing?
Replies: 82
Views: 192651

What is wrong with torturing?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: jimmycarterFirstly, in our discussion, we should exclude those truly innocent people. Torturing truly innocent people is completely wrong.But if there is somebody who is definitely a terrorist (for example, people caught in planting bombs) and so it is quite clear that ...
by SanFranCA2002
May 10th, 2004, 4:47 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: SAS or S-plus
Replies: 8
Views: 189846

SAS or S-plus

<t>I was trying to look at this from a bigger perspective. Is this just a one time project and you would not need to do this again? Or is this the tip of the iceberg of an increasing number of this type of data intensive project? And would you be using this program for yourself or to be distributed ...
by SanFranCA2002
May 10th, 2004, 3:38 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: SAS or S-plus
Replies: 8
Views: 189846

SAS or S-plus

<t>Before you invest in the quite expensive SAS, you might want to give more detail about what you mean by processing 20K time series. How long are the time series and are you just doing some simple summary statistics and such? My project the last couple of weeks was to process 300,000 time series o...
by SanFranCA2002
May 7th, 2004, 10:32 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: credit spread model
Replies: 9
Views: 189783

credit spread model

<t>There is a reason there have been so many aborted posts on this one. This is one screwed up model. I suggest your best plan would be to update your resume and fnd a house that is serious about quantitative work. I'm not saying this to offend or to be a jerk, I am serious. I would get out of there...
by SanFranCA2002
May 7th, 2004, 3:46 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: How to sweep an American girl off her feet?
Replies: 267
Views: 199461

How to sweep an American girl off her feet?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: HamiltonPieper shows that the Greeks understood and valued leisure, as did the medieval Europeans. He points out that religion can be born only in leisure – a leisure that allows time for the contemplation of the nature of God. Leisure has been, and always will be, the ...
by SanFranCA2002
May 7th, 2004, 3:37 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: How to sweep an American girl off her feet?
Replies: 267
Views: 199461

How to sweep an American girl off her feet?

My copy of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Philosphy does not have that in it.
by SanFranCA2002
May 7th, 2004, 3:13 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: How to sweep an American girl off her feet?
Replies: 267
Views: 199461

How to sweep an American girl off her feet?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: HamiltonI'm still on my first marriage, but if I were married 7 times I believe that my 6th ex-wife would resemble you.Well, when someone is caught being absolutely, completely, and irretrievably wrong about something, there are different ways to handle it. Acceptance, ...
by SanFranCA2002
May 6th, 2004, 11:02 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: How to sweep an American girl off her feet?
Replies: 267
Views: 199461

How to sweep an American girl off her feet?

This is just too stupid for words. I'm going home. Work on some response that doesn't make you look like an idiot, and I will read it when I get in on Friday.
by SanFranCA2002
May 6th, 2004, 11:00 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: How to sweep an American girl off her feet?
Replies: 267
Views: 199461

How to sweep an American girl off her feet?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: HamiltonQuoteOriginally posted by: SanFranCA2002Thats lame. I dare you to actually come to a conclusion about something, anything, using original ideas. No footnotes, no links to websites, nothing. Just you. Just original. I once asked you a question you won't find a li...
by SanFranCA2002
May 6th, 2004, 8:37 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: How to sweep an American girl off her feet?
Replies: 267
Views: 199461

How to sweep an American girl off her feet?

the cows just came home
by SanFranCA2002
May 6th, 2004, 8:36 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: How to sweep an American girl off her feet?
Replies: 267
Views: 199461

How to sweep an American girl off her feet?

off in the distance I can hear a fat lady starting to sing...
by SanFranCA2002
May 6th, 2004, 8:35 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: How to sweep an American girl off her feet?
Replies: 267
Views: 199461

How to sweep an American girl off her feet?

I have a vision of a deer with her eyes caught in the headlights of an oncoming car.
by SanFranCA2002
May 6th, 2004, 8:33 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: How to sweep an American girl off her feet?
Replies: 267
Views: 199461

How to sweep an American girl off her feet?

tick...tick....tick...
by SanFranCA2002
May 6th, 2004, 8:32 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: How to sweep an American girl off her feet?
Replies: 267
Views: 199461

How to sweep an American girl off her feet?

<t>Thats lame. I dare you to actually come to a conclusion about something, anything, using original ideas. No footnotes, no links to websites, nothing. Just you. Just original. I once asked you a question you won't find a link anywhere to (the closest religion of the majors that could be most consi...
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