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Forecasting : methods and applications

Author: Spyros G Makridakis; Steven C Wheelwright; Rob J Hyndman
Publisher: New York : John Wiley & Sons, [1998]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd editionView all editions and formats
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"Since accurate forecasting requires more than just inserting historical data into a model, Forecasting: Methods and Applications, 3/e, adopts a managerial, business orientation. Integrated throughout this text is the innovative idea that explaining the past is not adequate for predicting the future."--BOOK JACKET. "Inside, you will find the latest techniques used by managers in business today, discover the  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Spyros G Makridakis; Steven C Wheelwright; Rob J Hyndman
ISBN: 0471532339 9780471532330
OCLC Number: 37820110
Description: xiv, 642 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. The forecasting perspective --
2. Basic forecasting tools --
3. Time series decomposition --
4. Exponential smoothing methods --
5. Simple regression --
6. Multiple regression --
7. The Box-Jenkins methodology for ARIMA models --
8. Advanced forecasting models --
9. Forecasting the long-term --
10. Judgmental forecasting and adjustments --
11. The use of forecasting methods in practice --
12. Implementing forecasting: its uses, advantages, and limitations --
Appendix I. Forecasting resources --
Appendix II. Glossary of forecasting terms --
Appendix III. Statistical tables.
Responsibility: Spyros Makridakis, Steven C. Wheelwright, Rob J. Hyndman.
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Known from its last editions as the "Bible of Forecasting", the third edition of this authoritative text has adopted a new approach-one that is as new as the latest trends in the field: "Explaining  Read more...

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