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Consider optimization: Has the system been tweaked into great profitability, or has the developer only succeeded in the nasty art of curvefitting We have encountered many system developers who refuse to use any optimization strategy whatsoever because of their irrational fear of curvefitting, not knowing that the right statistics can help detect such phenomena. In short, inferential statistics can help a trader evaluate the likelihood that a system is capturing a real inefficiency and will perform as profitably in the future as it has in the past. In this book, we have presented the results of statistical analyses whenever doing so seemed useful and appropriate. Among the kinds of inferential statistics that are most useful to traders are ttests, correlational statistics, and such nonparametric statistics as the runs test. Trests are useful for determining the probability that the mean or sum of any series of independent values (derived from a sampling process) is greater or less than some other such mean, is a fixed number, or falls within a certain band. For example, ttests can reveal the probability that the total profits from a series of trades, each with its individual profitAoss figure, could be greater than some threshold as a result of chance or sampling. These tests are also useful for evaluating sanpies of returns, e.g., the daily or monthly returns of a portfolio over a period of years. Finally, ttests can help to set the boundaries of likely future performance 51 Code 128 Code Set B Creation In None Using Barcode creation for Software Control to generate, create Code128 image in Software applications. Code 3/9 Generation In None Using Barcode encoder for Software Control to generate, create Code39 image in Software applications. 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For instance, do profitable trades come in streaks or runs that are then followed by periods of unprofitable trading The runs test can help determine whether this is actually occurring. If there is serial dependence in a system, it is useful to know it because the system can then be revised to make use of the serial dependence. For example, if a system has clear ly defined streaks of winning and losing, a metasystem can be developed. The memsystem would take every trade after a winning trade until the tirst losing trade comes along, then stop trading until a winning trade is hit, at which point it would again begin taking trades. If there really are runs, this strategy, or something similar, could greatly improve a system s behavior. 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