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ChatGPT integration

Postby CrisisStudent » Wed May 17, 2023 1:32 am

Hi guys,

Just curious if there are any plans to navigate the new world of coding with ChatGPT. I tried but seems like ChatGPT does not know Eviews. Is that the case? Any plans to change that? Not sure it depends on you, of course.


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Re: ChatGPT integration

Postby EViews Gareth » Wed May 17, 2023 8:39 am

We can't influence the chatgpt learning set.
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Re: ChatGPT integration

Postby startz » Wed May 17, 2023 11:36 am

I asked ChatGPT.

Tell me about EViews.

EViews is a statistical software package used for econometric analysis, time series forecasting, and data management. The name "EViews" stands for "Econometric Views," indicating its focus on economic analysis. It is widely used by economists, researchers, and analysts in academia, government agencies, and industries around the world.

EViews provides a user-friendly interface that allows users to import, manipulate, and analyze data efficiently. It offers a wide range of econometric and statistical tools to explore relationships, estimate models, and conduct various types of analyses. Some key features of EViews include:

Data Management: EViews allows users to import data from various sources such as Excel, text files, databases, and statistical formats. It provides tools for data cleaning, transformation, merging, and handling missing values.

Econometric Analysis: EViews offers a comprehensive set of econometric techniques for analyzing economic and financial data. It includes traditional regression analysis, time series analysis, panel data analysis, limited dependent variable models, and simultaneous equation modeling. These techniques help economists and researchers in estimating models, testing hypotheses, and drawing conclusions from the data.

Time Series Analysis: EViews specializes in time series analysis, making it suitable for analyzing data that changes over time. It provides tools for exploring time series properties, conducting unit root tests, estimating autoregressive integrated moving average (ARIMA) models, and performing forecasting.

Forecasting: EViews enables users to develop accurate forecasts based on historical data and estimated models. It supports various forecasting techniques, including exponential smoothing, ARIMA models, and vector autoregression (VAR) models. EViews also offers diagnostic tools to evaluate the accuracy and reliability of forecasts.

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Programming: EViews provides a programming language called EViews Programming Language (EPL), allowing users to automate tasks, create custom procedures, and extend the functionality of EViews. EPL supports a wide range of programming constructs and statistical functions.

Overall, EViews is a powerful software package for econometric analysis and time series forecasting. Its user-friendly interface, extensive functionality, and specialized tools make it a popular choice among economists and researchers for analyzing economic and financial data.

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Re: ChatGPT integration

Postby startz » Wed May 17, 2023 11:39 am

Can you write a program in EViews

Certainly! Here's an example of a simple program in EViews that calculates the mean and standard deviation of a variable in a dataset:

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program calculate_statistics
    ' Open the dataset
    open "C:\path\to\your\dataset.wf1"
    ' Specify the variable name for which statistics will be calculated
    scalar varname = "GDP"
    ' Calculate the mean of the variable
    series mean = @mean(varname)
    ' Calculate the standard deviation of the variable
    series std_dev = @stdev(varname)
    ' Print the results
    print "Mean of " + varname + ": " + @str(mean, "f2")
    print "Standard Deviation of " + varname + ": " + @str(std_dev, "f2")
    ' Save the results to a text file
    ' Change the path and filename as desired
    freeze(Results, mean, std_dev)
    save "C:\path\to\your\results.txt" Results
    ' Close the dataset

' Run the program

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Re: ChatGPT integration

Postby CrisisStudent » Thu May 18, 2023 12:25 am

Yeah, had a similar experience. It confidently gives you code which is certainly not an Eviews code. :roll:

Honestly, one reason I am asking is also the perspective: Quite afraid that in few years younger kids will be unwilling to code in anything for which they cannot use CHatGPT (or other LLMs) as a help. That's why I was wondering what is the outlook.

Anyway, let's hope the LLM folks will integrate it at some point. I wonder if there just might not be enough Eviews code out there.

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