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Optimize daily ice cream profit beased on simulation of all combinations input variables

I have an ice cream sales simulator for which I can simulate ice cream sales on any given day in the past. I want to optimize daily profit. The dependent variables for my ice cream shop which I have ...
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Stack as many industrial components as possible in a crate

The exact problem is a crate of industrial parts, made by injection molding in very high quantities. The objective is to put as much parts as possible in one crate. This is done by a small robotic arm ...
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How to interpret data projected on the sum of first few principal components weighted by eigen values?

I have simulation time series data of a molecule from Molecular dynamics and I want to visualize the very high-dimensional trajectory in two dimensions and also identify some clusters. The problem is ...
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Building a simulator for continuous state, discrete action reinforcement learning

I am trying to build a simulator that optimizes the performance and temperature of a device. I want the device to perform well, but without making the device too hot. If the device becomes too hot, I ...
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Any books or resources about how to approach "purely synthethic expressions" of physical phenomena?

Over and over again I come to think that "it's cumbersome to collect empirical data". Yet it's often viewed as a necessity for explaining empirical phenomena. But then I idealize that: It ...
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How to build a simulator for a physical machine given a set of datapoints of its behaviour?

I have a database with millions of datapoints describing the behaviour of a heat pump. For every second, I know various temperature, pressure, mass flow and power measurements as a response to the ...
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Pull Random Numbers from my Data (Python)

Let's imagine I have a series of numbers that represents cash flows into some account over the past 30 days in some time window. This data is non-normal but it does represent some distribution. I ...
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How can I build a simulation environment that assess different risk policies? [closed]

I work in fin-tech and would like to build some sort of simulation program to assess how different inputs will impact net revenue. For example, if we create new policies based on ML scores, how would ...
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What is the difference between domain randomization and data augmentation?

Domain randomization (https://arxiv.org/abs/1703.06907) is used to create a synthetic dataset with enough variance that it will encompass unseen real data, as just one variation. I am trying to ...
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Understand how to simulate a statistics [closed]

This solution describes how to simulate statistics to find a confidence interval. A journalist called 1000 people in town to ask who will they be voting for out of candidates A and B. The observed ...
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Ways to simulate weather data over several periods (Python or R)?

I have a time series dataset that has several variables for a state/province for fixed periods of time. That is for state A, there are samples from April 2017 to July 2019. Of course, I thought adding ...
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Finding similarity between two datasets

I have two datasets. One is actual percentage of white population in counties in an american state and the other is the simulated percentage of white population in counties in an american state. ...
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Similarity Measure of Simulated Time Series vs Observed time Series

In my work I have an observed Time Series and Simulated ones. I want to compare the Light Curves and check for similarityto find out which simulated curve fits best respectivley which parameters ...
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Similarity Measure Time Series

In my work I have an observed Time Series and Simulated ones. I want to compare the Light Curves and check for similarityto find out which simulated curve fits best respectivley which parameters ...
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How to find out if two datasets are close to each other?

I have the following three datasets. ...
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Estimating the value of $\pi$ with a Monte Carlo dartboard: $<$ or $\leq$?

I'm trying to figure out which is the proper way to estimate $\pi$ using the Monte Carlo method randomly distributing points in a square that also contains an inscribed circle. Some sources say to ...
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ML/Statistical Model to Analyse the Distribution

Consider a Sample Data-set provided below; ...
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Testing Multi-Arm Bandits on Historical Data

Suppose I want to test a multi-arm bandit algorithm in the contextual setting on a set of historical data. For simplicity, let's assume there are only two arms A and B and suppose the rewards are ...
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Do you know this S curve's name?

I'm making a ad-sales predictor and try to make it fit by using the S curve's below. $ 𝑓(π‘₯)=π‘Ž \frac{𝑏π‘₯}{1+𝑏π‘₯} (1βˆ’π‘’^{βˆ’π‘π‘₯}) $ $f(x)$ is an ad-sales $x$ is an advertise cost both $a$ and $b$ ...
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Using simulations to train ML algorithms

Possibly similar question: Is it ok to collect data using algorithm to train another? I have a model that accurately describes an underlying physical, complex, system. The model is basically a set of ...
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What visualization I should choose for Monte Carlo simulations in timeline events?

I wasn't sure if I should open this question in Cross Validated or here. But since the question belongs to a bigger project related with Data Science, I chose this one. I will present a simplified ...
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Modeling uncertainty from Logistic Regression

Logistic regression is a part in a simulation pipeline that I use for some scenario analysis. The dataset that this is based on is not small but relatively noisy, and only one explanatory variable/...
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Simulating datasets of species abundances with varying degrees of turnover in R

I am working with a data set containing the abundance of 100+ species at 50+ locations over 20+ time-points. I want to simulate equivalent data sets with varying degrees of community turnover i.e. ...
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Visualization of multiple Markov models

I am working on a project where we compare over 10 different Markov models, each representing a different treatment plan. Most often single models are visualized with a decision tree or transition ...
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Asking a specific question from a general one

Setting I have data about a board game which has been played multiple times with different players per game (though players reoccur in all kinds of different constellations). During the game one can ...
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Convergence line for oscillating trend

I am working with an algorithm studying the response of a system to an external factor (Phenomenon A). The system can either respond perfectly, or can be completely disrupted. I am plotting the ...
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How to simulate customer walk-ins for a given period in a fast food chain in R [closed]

I would really appreciate it if someone could tell me where I would start in tackling the following tasks in R. I'm not a data-science expert and am trying to teach myself data-analysis from a ...
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Matlab simulation through FIS and Markov Process

I need to simulate for an academical project how the traffic fluxes (input/output with respect to a monitored area, measured in number of cars) of a city area evolves in correspondence of an event (i....
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