**Outlook:**Research Frontiers Incorporated Common Stock is assigned short-term B2 & long-term B3 estimated rating.

**AUC Score :**

**Short-Term Revised**

^{1}:**Dominant Strategy :**Buy

**Time series to forecast n:** for

^{2}

**Methodology :**Multi-Task Learning (ML)

**Hypothesis Testing :**ElasticNet Regression

**Surveillance :**Major exchange and OTC

^{1}The accuracy of the model is being monitored on a regular basis.(15-minute period)

^{2}Time series is updated based on short-term trends.

## Abstract

Research Frontiers Incorporated Common Stock prediction model is evaluated with Multi-Task Learning (ML) and ElasticNet Regression^{1,2,3,4}and it is concluded that the REFR stock is predictable in the short/long term. Multi-task learning (MTL) is a machine learning (ML) method in which multiple related tasks are learned simultaneously. This can be done by sharing features and weights between the tasks. MTL has been shown to improve the performance of each task, compared to learning each task independently.

**According to price forecasts for 6 Month period, the dominant strategy among neural network is: Buy**

## Key Points

- What are main components of Markov decision process?
- Can neural networks predict stock market?
- Short/Long Term Stocks

## REFR Target Price Prediction Modeling Methodology

We consider Research Frontiers Incorporated Common Stock Decision Process with Multi-Task Learning (ML) where A is the set of discrete actions of REFR stock holders, F is the set of discrete states, P : S × F × S → R is the transition probability distribution, R : S × F → R is the reaction function, and γ ∈ [0, 1] is a move factor for expectation.^{1,2,3,4}

F(ElasticNet Regression)

^{5,6,7}= $\begin{array}{cccc}{p}_{\mathrm{a}1}& {p}_{\mathrm{a}2}& \dots & {p}_{1n}\\ & \vdots \\ {p}_{j1}& {p}_{j2}& \dots & {p}_{jn}\\ & \vdots \\ {p}_{k1}& {p}_{k2}& \dots & {p}_{kn}\\ & \vdots \\ {p}_{n1}& {p}_{n2}& \dots & {p}_{nn}\end{array}$ X R(Multi-Task Learning (ML)) X S(n):→ 6 Month $\sum _{i=1}^{n}\left({r}_{i}\right)$

n:Time series to forecast

p:Price signals of REFR stock

j:Nash equilibria (Neural Network)

k:Dominated move

a:Best response for target price

### Multi-Task Learning (ML)

Multi-task learning (MTL) is a machine learning (ML) method in which multiple related tasks are learned simultaneously. This can be done by sharing features and weights between the tasks. MTL has been shown to improve the performance of each task, compared to learning each task independently.### ElasticNet Regression

Elastic net regression is a type of regression analysis that combines the benefits of ridge regression and lasso regression. It is a regularized regression method that adds a penalty to the least squares objective function in order to reduce the variance of the estimates, induce sparsity in the model, and reduce overfitting. This is done by adding a term to the objective function that is proportional to the sum of the squares of the coefficients and the sum of the absolute values of the coefficients. The penalty terms are controlled by two parameters, called the ridge constant and the lasso constant. Elastic net regression can be used to address the problems of multicollinearity, overfitting, and sensitivity to outliers. It is a more flexible method than ridge regression or lasso regression, and it can often achieve better results.

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## REFR Stock Forecast (Buy or Sell)

**Sample Set:**Neural Network

**Stock/Index:**REFR Research Frontiers Incorporated Common Stock

**Time series to forecast:**6 Month

**According to price forecasts, the dominant strategy among neural network is: Buy**

Strategic Interaction Table Legend:

**X axis: *Likelihood%** (The higher the percentage value, the more likely the event will occur.)

**Y axis: *Potential Impact%** (The higher the percentage value, the more likely the price will deviate.)

**Z axis (Grey to Black): *Technical Analysis%**

### Financial Data Adjustments for Multi-Task Learning (ML) based REFR Stock Prediction Model

- When an entity discontinues measuring the financial instrument that gives rise to the credit risk, or a proportion of that financial instrument, at fair value through profit or loss, that financial instrument's fair value at the date of discontinuation becomes its new carrying amount. Subsequently, the same measurement that was used before designating the financial instrument at fair value through profit or loss shall be applied (including amortisation that results from the new carrying amount). For example, a financial asset that had originally been classified as measured at amortised cost would revert to that measurement and its effective interest rate would be recalculated based on its new gross carrying amount on the date of discontinuing measurement at fair value through profit or loss.
- For example, an entity hedges an exposure to Foreign Currency A using a currency derivative that references Foreign Currency B and Foreign Currencies A and B are pegged (ie their exchange rate is maintained within a band or at an exchange rate set by a central bank or other authority). If the exchange rate between Foreign Currency A and Foreign Currency B were changed (ie a new band or rate was set), rebalancing the hedging relationship to reflect the new exchange rate would ensure that the hedging relationship would continue to meet the hedge effectiveness requirement for the hedge ratio in the new circumstances. In contrast, if there was a default on the currency derivative, changing the hedge ratio could not ensure that the hedging relationship would continue to meet that hedge effectiveness requirement. Hence, rebalancing does not facilitate the continuation of a hedging relationship in situations in which the relationship between the hedging instrument and the hedged item changes in a way that cannot be compensated for by adjusting the hedge ratio
- To the extent that a transfer of a financial asset does not qualify for derecognition, the transferor's contractual rights or obligations related to the transfer are not accounted for separately as derivatives if recognising both the derivative and either the transferred asset or the liability arising from the transfer would result in recognising the same rights or obligations twice. For example, a call option retained by the transferor may prevent a transfer of financial assets from being accounted for as a sale. In that case, the call option is not separately recognised as a derivative asset.
- There are two types of components of nominal amounts that can be designated as the hedged item in a hedging relationship: a component that is a proportion of an entire item or a layer component. The type of component changes the accounting outcome. An entity shall designate the component for accounting purposes consistently with its risk management objective.

*International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) adjustment process involves reviewing the company's financial statements and identifying any differences between the company's current accounting practices and the requirements of the IFRS. If there are any such differences, neural network makes adjustments to financial statements to bring them into compliance with the IFRS.

### REFR Research Frontiers Incorporated Common Stock Financial Analysis*

Rating | Short-Term | Long-Term Senior |
---|---|---|

Outlook* | B2 | B3 |

Income Statement | Baa2 | Caa2 |

Balance Sheet | C | Caa2 |

Leverage Ratios | B2 | B2 |

Cash Flow | Caa2 | B3 |

Rates of Return and Profitability | Ba3 | Caa2 |

*Financial analysis is the process of evaluating a company's financial performance and position by neural network. It involves reviewing the company's financial statements, including the balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow statement, as well as other financial reports and documents.

How does neural network examine financial reports and understand financial state of the company?

## Conclusions

Research Frontiers Incorporated Common Stock is assigned short-term B2 & long-term B3 estimated rating. Research Frontiers Incorporated Common Stock prediction model is evaluated with Multi-Task Learning (ML) and ElasticNet Regression^{1,2,3,4} and it is concluded that the REFR stock is predictable in the short/long term. ** According to price forecasts for 6 Month period, the dominant strategy among neural network is: Buy**

### Prediction Confidence Score

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## Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the prediction methodology for REFR stock?A: REFR stock prediction methodology: We evaluate the prediction models Multi-Task Learning (ML) and ElasticNet Regression

Q: Is REFR stock a buy or sell?

A: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Buy REFR Stock.

Q: Is Research Frontiers Incorporated Common Stock stock a good investment?

A: The consensus rating for Research Frontiers Incorporated Common Stock is Buy and is assigned short-term B2 & long-term B3 estimated rating.

Q: What is the consensus rating of REFR stock?

A: The consensus rating for REFR is Buy.

Q: What is the prediction period for REFR stock?

A: The prediction period for REFR is 6 Month

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