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JMP Challenge

Challenges that focus on the JMP Scripting Language and occasionally, some that can be done without scripting.
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  • Challenge 11 - Finding outliers, my take

    My motivation for this month’s challenge was to have you think beyond the traditional definition of outliers as only being observations falling far from the center of the data (relative to the amount...

    DonMcCormack
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    Nov 1, 2021 1:06 PM
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  • Challenge 11 - Outlier Screening

    Outlier screening is an anomaly detection methodology where the data is typically numeric. JMP has four outlier screening methods under the Analyze > Screening > Explore&nbs...

    DonMcCormack
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    Sep 29, 2021 9:00 AM
    828 views | 2 replies
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  • Challenge 10 Results

    Item 1 The challenging part here in Item 1 of Challenge 10 is not the code but the intricacies around the definition of quantile. First, let's keep things distribution independent and work with the...

    DonMcCormack
    JMP Challenge |
    Sep 1, 2021 8:44 AM
    436 views | 1 replies
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  • Challenge 5 – Results

    My apologies for the delay on this write up. I have been very busy with, among other things, preparations for a talk on Functional Data Explorer at JMP Discovery Summit . It appears the regular ...

    DonMcCormack
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    Aug 6, 2021 3:36 PM
    923 views | 5 replies
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  • Challenge 10

    One of the things I forgot to mention in my previous post was that the matrix lookup method adapts poorly to character data. The code in Set Operations using matrices.JSL contains the function mapStr...

    DonMcCormack
    JMP Challenge |
    Aug 5, 2021 8:41 AM
    219 views | 0 replies
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  • Challenge 9 results

    Let’s start with an interactive solution. The table operations Summary and Join can be used to determine unions, intersections and differences. Unions are the simplest, just put everything in one col...

    DonMcCormack
    JMP Challenge |
    Aug 3, 2021 10:19 AM
    269 views | 0 replies
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  • Challenge 9 - Finding differences and similarities

    The need to create intersections, differences, and unions, comes up when we need to know values in common, exclusive, or unique to two or more data sets. For this month, create three functions: i...

    DonMcCormack
    JMP Challenge |
    Jun 29, 2021 9:30 AM
    777 views | 1 replies
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  • JMP Challenge 8: My solutions

    What is the fastest way to turn the elements in a list of number lists into characters? This challenge is an extension of the question found here in the Community. I decided to test eight approaches:...

    DonMcCormack
    JMP Challenge |
    Jun 16, 2021 9:38 AM
    901 views | 0 replies
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  • JMP Challenge 7 - Solutions/Challenge 8

    Thanks to those folks who gave Challenge 7 a try. Hopefully, even if you didn’t have a chance, you’ve been following the discussions. How can we solve this challenge? Conceptually, the simplest appro...

    DonMcCormack
    JMP Challenge |
    Jun 13, 2021 11:47 AM
    858 views | 2 replies
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  • JMP Challenge 7

    ...odels to JMP Public. A second space-filling design was created to get better representation of cases where Contains outperformed pattern matching. For this experiment, the ranges for both string l...

    DonMcCormack
    JMP Challenge |
    Apr 29, 2021 8:58 AM
    1867 views | 4 replies
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  • JMP Challenge 6 -- something different!

    For Challenge 6, we’re going to try something a bit different. Rather than having me tell you what the challenge is, we’ll do it the other way around. To keep things focused, I’m going to limit the s...

    DonMcCormack
    JMP Challenge |
    Oct 28, 2020 12:44 PM
    757 views | 0 replies
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  • Challenge 5

    Working with matrices is both convenient and fast. Many functions that work on a single value can also be applied to an entire matrix. In addition, functions such as V Max, V Mean, and V Quantile can...

    DonMcCormack
    JMP Challenge |
    Sep 30, 2020 1:39 PM
    2221 views | 9 replies
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  • Challenge 4 results

    Hopefully, you've had fun with Challenge 4. In the future, if you have an idea for something that would make a good Challenge, please let me know. I’m always looking for good material! Congratulati...

    DonMcCormack
    JMP Challenge |
    Jul 29, 2020 1:10 PM
    424 views | 0 replies
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  • Challenge 3 results

    Thanks again to those who participated, and thanks for your patience with this late post. Everyone was able to complete the challenges. Both the largest numbers added (~2 million digits) and largest ...

    DonMcCormack
    JMP Challenge |
    Jul 6, 2020 3:23 PM
    433 views | 0 replies
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  • Challenge 4

    Things have been busy the last few weeks, and I’m still pulling together a write up for the previous JMP Challenge. I hope to have something out by the end of this week or beginning of next. In the m...

    DonMcCormack
    JMP Challenge |
    Jul 2, 2020 4:01 PM
    1396 views | 1 replies
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  • Challenge 3

    In last month’s challenge, I had to avoid creating a situation where overflow error might cause additional complications. In fact, the algorithm for modular exponentiation in the Miller-Rabin based i...

    DonMcCormack
    JMP Challenge |
    Jun 15, 2020 6:03 AM
    1818 views | 5 replies
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  • Challenge 2 results

    Note: A challenge entry from @David_Burnham was submitted prior to the deadline but was quarantined by my email system. I only discovered it after the original blog post was published. I am upda...

    DonMcCormack
    JMP Challenge |
    May 21, 2020 2:31 PM
    1031 views | 0 replies
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  • Challenge 2

    This month’s challenge is back to basics – finding prime numbers. I am interested in two functions: getPrimes(n,t) – where n is a positive integer and t can be one of two values. If it is 1 get...

    DonMcCormack
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    May 14, 2020 4:59 AM
    2873 views | 7 replies
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  • Challenge 1 results are in!

    Programming wisdom suggests that turning a cyclical programming task into a linear one, vectorization, improves computation time. But is this true? Under what conditions? By how much? Challenge 1 pro...

    DonMcCormack
    JMP Challenge |
    Apr 28, 2020 6:07 PM
    2027 views | 2 replies
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  • JMP scripting challenge 1

    Welcome to the first in what I plan to be a series of regular JMP challenges! For the most part, these challenges will focus on the JMP Scripting Language (JSL), but occasionally, I'll sneak somethin...

    DonMcCormack
    JMP Challenge |
    Apr 9, 2020 8:51 AM
    4839 views | 10 replies
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