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Information Theory, Sport, Betting and the Stock Market

It’s interesting how Information Theory, Las Vegas and Wall Street have been intertwined over the years. Claude Shannon, the father of Information Theory You may not have heard of Claude Shannon, but his ideas made the modern information age possible. He created the...
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Software Bugs: What Wall Street can Learn from Mars

In the last few months we’ve seen two spectacular software failures on Wall Street. Most recently, on Weds August 1, Knight Capital’s trading software fired off trades in one hour that should have taken place over days.  The flurry of trades caused erratic pricing for...
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Portfolio Visualization

Overview: We are developing a number of tools to help investment professionals and their clients understand their portfolios visually. We’re focusing on tools that will help them more easily understand the diversity and risk in their portfolio. And also tools that...
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Early Adopter Program

ABOUT LUCENA RESEARCH Lucena Research is a Georgia Tech Computer Science spin-off with a unique method for equity-based investment. We approach investment strategies from a Statistical Machine Learning point of view. Investors and investment professionals are often...
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Online Course on Computational Investing

The emerging revolution in teaching About a year ago a handful of AI and computer science professors at Stanford offered some of their classes online. The response was staggering. Up to 100,000 students took some of the courses.  The result is two spinoff...
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