Julia and Batteries

New Julia users frequently suggest that some features should be included in Base (the part that is available directly without using any packages) or the standard libraries. The colloquial phrase is that “Julia should come with batteries included”, hence t… Read more


How Traders and Economists Are Using Julia

Seven years ago, four individuals came together to create a fast and expressive programming language to compete with the likes of R, Matlab, Python and about three dozen other dynamic tools. Their work gave birth to the Julia programming language. Anthony...

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7 Binary Classifier Libraries in Julia

I wished to do some machine learning for binary classification. Binary classification is perhaps the most basic of all supervised learning problems. Unsurprisingly julia has many libraries for it. Today we are looking at: LIBLINEAR (linear SVMs), LIBSVM (... (more…)

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