Due to exams, there was only minimal work done throughout this period, and as such, the blog was not updated.
Currently, I am learning Fuzzy Clustering, and Switching Regression techniques in order to perform the analysis which is required for my thesis, the Impact of IT upon Industry Structures. To find out the impact of IT upon industry, one must perform fuzzy clustering and switching regression upon a multi-attribute set of data in order to draw conclusions from the centoids derived from fuzzy clustering.
It has also been decided in the last meeting with Dr Poon that we use R (also known as GNU S), a free software environement statistical modelling, to achieve this aim. Details of this can be found at: http://www.r-project.org/
There is also a meeting with Dr Poon tomorrow to discuss the progress which has been made on this project.