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  1. Build more tools to perform stochastic / probabilistic analysis and Monte Carlo simulation

    1. More inverse cumulative distribution functions (Poisson, Exponential, Negative Binomial, Weibull, etc.);

    2. Ability to confine the distribution between certain values;

    3. Ability to generate / simulate time series;

    4. Ability to sample/simulate all inverse cumulative distribution functions without continuously recalculating the workbook (ex. run the simulation behind the scenes much like the current IRR function operates though iteration);

    5. Ability to correlate distributions;

    6. Ability to run sensitivity analysis on the results;
      It is currently possible to build all of the above functionalities through VBA but having dedicated tools will bring considerable efficiency improvements.

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    5 comments  ·  Formulas and Functions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for logging this, Lyubomir. How do you do these today? Is deeper integration with R potentially useful for such scenarios, at least for the analysis?

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