# Redesign and Expansion of the SOCR Modeler Project

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==[[Available_SOCR_Development_Projects | SOCR Project]] - Redesign & Expansion of the SOCR Modeler== | ==[[Available_SOCR_Development_Projects | SOCR Project]] - Redesign & Expansion of the SOCR Modeler== | ||

- | + | ===Project Goal=== | |

+ | To redesign and expand the utility of the [[SOCR]] [http://www.socr.ucla.edu/htmls/SOCR_Modeler.html Modeler]. | ||

- | + | ===Background=== | |

+ | Explore and research the [http://www.socr.ucla.edu/htmls/SOCR_Modeler.html SOCR Modeler] first. The Modeler is one of the major SOCR packages and consists of a collection of applets that allow sampling/simulation and model-fitting. It currently allows fitting several distribution, Fourier or Wavelet models to real or simulated data. | ||

- | + | ===Project specs=== | |

- | + | * Need to expand the framework of distribution models that are allowed to be fit to the data using the 40+ [[About_pages_for_SOCR_Distributions | SOCR Distributions]] available in the [http://www.socr.ucla.edu/htmls/SOCR_Distributions.html SOCR Distributions] package. This will not involve writing new distribution classes, but rather just utilizing the existent members (objects and methods) of the [http://www.socr.ucla.edu/docs/edu/ucla/stat/SOCR/distributions/package-frame.html SOCR Distribution Package]. | |

- | + | * All Code must be pure Java, compatible with Java 1.4. | |

- | + | * Need to improve on the current Graph/Plotting functionality, perhaps by using [http://www.socr.ucla.edu/htmls/SOCR_Charts.html SOCR Charts] (see [http://www.socr.ucla.edu/docs/edu/ucla/stat/SOCR/chart/package-frame.html Charts doc]). | |

- | + | * Need to improve the entire design of the SOCR Modeler - interface, computation and visualization. | |

- | + | * Need to expand the calculation methods for parameter estimation for many other SOCR distributions. This reference discusses classical statistical estimation theory, concentrating on maximum likelihood estimation in parametric models, from the point of view of physical science and engineering (Adriaan van den Bos, ''Parameter Estimation for Scientists and Engineers'', Wiley, 2007, ISBN 978-0-470-14781-8). | |

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+ | ===References=== | ||

+ | The following references would be useful for this project: | ||

+ | * [Redesign_and_Expansion_of_the_SOCR_Modeler_Project|This Wiki Project Description]] | ||

+ | * [http://code.google.com/p/socr/source/checkout SOCR Source Code] | ||

+ | * [http://socr.ucla.edu/htmls/jars/implementedModelers.txt Available/Implemented SOCR Modelers] | ||

+ | * [[SOCR_EduMaterials_ModelerActivities | Modeler Activities]] | ||

+ | * [http://socr.ucla.edu/htmls/jars/implementedDistributions.txt Available/Implemented SOCR Distributions] | ||

+ | * [http://socr.ucla.edu/htmls/dist/ SOCR Distribution Applets] | ||

+ | * [http://code.google.com/p/socr/source/browse/#svn%2Ftrunk%2FSOCR2.0%2Fsrc%2Fedu%2Fucla%2Fstat%2FSOCR%2Fdistributions Distributions Source Code] | ||

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===[[SOCR_ProposalSubmissionGuidelines]]=== | ===[[SOCR_ProposalSubmissionGuidelines]]=== | ||

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## Revision as of 21:45, 10 April 2012

## Contents |

## SOCR Project - Redesign & Expansion of the SOCR Modeler

### Project Goal

To redesign and expand the utility of the SOCR Modeler.

### Background

Explore and research the SOCR Modeler first. The Modeler is one of the major SOCR packages and consists of a collection of applets that allow sampling/simulation and model-fitting. It currently allows fitting several distribution, Fourier or Wavelet models to real or simulated data.

### Project specs

- Need to expand the framework of distribution models that are allowed to be fit to the data using the 40+ SOCR Distributions available in the SOCR Distributions package. This will not involve writing new distribution classes, but rather just utilizing the existent members (objects and methods) of the SOCR Distribution Package.
- All Code must be pure Java, compatible with Java 1.4.
- Need to improve on the current Graph/Plotting functionality, perhaps by using SOCR Charts (see Charts doc).
- Need to improve the entire design of the SOCR Modeler - interface, computation and visualization.
- Need to expand the calculation methods for parameter estimation for many other SOCR distributions. This reference discusses classical statistical estimation theory, concentrating on maximum likelihood estimation in parametric models, from the point of view of physical science and engineering (Adriaan van den Bos,
*Parameter Estimation for Scientists and Engineers*, Wiley, 2007, ISBN 978-0-470-14781-8).

### References

The following references would be useful for this project:

- [Redesign_and_Expansion_of_the_SOCR_Modeler_Project|This Wiki Project Description]]
- SOCR Source Code
- Available/Implemented SOCR Modelers
- Modeler Activities
- Available/Implemented SOCR Distributions
- SOCR Distribution Applets
- Distributions Source Code

### Available_SOCR_Development_Projects

### SOCR_ProposalSubmissionGuidelines

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