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Principles of Business Forecasting

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ISBN-10: 0324311273

ISBN-13: 9780324311273

Edition: 2013

Authors: Keith Ord, Robert Fildes

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Ord/Fildes PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS FORECASTING, 1E gives users the tools and insight to make the most effective forecasts drawing on the latest research ideas. Ord and Fildes have designed PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS FORECASTING for users who have taken a first course in applied statistics or who have an equivalent background. Whether used by students or current practitioners, this book provides an introduction to both standard and advanced forecasting methods and their underlying models, and also includes general principles to guide and simplify forecasting practice. A key strength of the book is its emphasis on real data sets, taken from government and business sources and used in each…    
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List price: $55.07
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Cengage South-Western
Publication date: 11/14/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 528
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.882
Language: English

Robert Fildes is Distinguished Professor of Management Science in the School of Management, Lancaster University and Director of the Lancaster Centre for Forecasting. He has a mathematics degree from Oxford and a Ph.D. from the University of California in Statistics. He was co-founder in 1981 of the JOURNAL OF FORECASTING and in 1985 of the INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF FORECASTING. For ten years from 1988 he was Editor-in-Chief of the IJF and remains an associate editor. He was president of the International Institute of Forecasters between 2000 and 2004. His research interests are concerned with the comparative evaluation of different forecasting methods, the implementation of improved…    

Forecasting, the Why and How
Basic Tools for Forecasting
Forecasting Trends: Exponential Smoothing
Seasonal Series: Forecasting and Decomposition
State-Space Models for Time Series
Autoregressive Integrated Moving Average (ARIMA) Models
Simple Linear Regression for Forecasting
Multiple Regression for Time Series
Model Building
Advanced Methods of Forecasting
Judgment-Based Forecasts
Putting Forecasting Methods to Work
Forecasting in Practice
Basic Statistical Concepts (online only)
Glossary (online only)
Forecasting Software (online only)
Index