[R-SIG-Finance] 1st International R/Rmetrics Workshop

Diethelm Wuertz wuertz at itp.phys.ethz.ch
Sun Feb 18 15:58:12 CET 2007

The 1st International
R/Rmetrics User and Developer Workshop ...

will take place from July 8-12th, 2007
at Meielisalp, Lake Thune, Switzerland.
See www.rmetrics.org

The Workshop Focuses on ...

  > using R/Rmetrics as the premier
    open source solution for financial
    market analysis, valuation of
    financial instruments, and
    insurance tasks,
  > providing a platform for R/Rmetrics
    users to discuss and exchange
    ideas how R and Rmetrics can be
    used to do computations, data
    analysis, and visualization in
    finance and insurance,
  > giving an overview of the new
    features of the rapidly evolving
    R/Rmetrics project and discussing
    future developments.

The Program Consists of ...

  > presentations of new R/Rmetrics
    directions and developments
    through keynote lectures.
  > user-contributed presentations
    reflecting the wide range of
    fields in which R and Rmetrics
    are used in finance and insurance
    to analyze and model data.
  > bringing together developers,
    practitioners, and users from
    finance and insurance providing a
    platform for common discussions
    and exchange of ideas.

Organization ...

Rmetrics Foundation, co-organized by
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology,
    Zurich, and
University of Economics and Business
    Administration, Vienna.

    Web Site:   
    Conference Chairs:
        Diethelm Würtz, Swiss Federal
            Institute of Technology,
        Kurt Hornik, University of
            Economics and Business
            Administration, Vienna

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