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    DescriptionCan You Predict the Future by Looking at the Past? 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. Inside, you will find the latest techniques used by managers in business today, discover the importance of forecasting and learn how it's accomplished. And you'll develop the necessary skills to meet the increased demand for thoughtful and realistic forecasts. New features in the third edition include: An emphasis placed on the practical uses of forecasting. All data sets used in this book are available on the Internet, together with supplementary material. This can be found at http://robjhyndman.com/forecasting/ Comprehensive coverage provided on both quantitative and qualitative forecasting techniques. Includes many new developments in forecasting methodology and practice.


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    Title
    Forecasting
    Subtitle
    Methods and Applications
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Spyros G. Makridakis, By (author) Steven C. Wheelwright, By (author) Rob Hyndman
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 656
    Width: 196 mm
    Height: 239 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 1,202 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780471532330
    ISBN 10: 0471532339
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17820
    BIC E4L: BUS
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S4.2
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 10
    BIC subject category V2: KJB
    B&T General Subject: 180
    Ingram Subject Code: BE
    Libri: I-BE
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    B&T Merchandise Category: STX
    BISAC V2.8: BUS042000, BUS086000
    LC classification: HD30.27.M3
    BISAC V2.8: BUS049000
    B&T Approval Code: A48404246
    BIC subject category V2: KCJ
    BISAC V2.8: BUS044000
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 338.5442
    BISAC V2.8: BUS041000
    DC22: 338.5/442, 338.5442
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: HD30.27 .M34 1998
    Thema V1.0: KJB, KCJ
    Edition
    3, Revised
    Edition statement
    3rd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    tables, glossary
    Publisher
    John Wiley & Sons Inc
    Imprint name
    John Wiley & Sons Inc
    Publication date
    16 January 1998
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Back cover copy
    Can You Predict the Future by Looking at the Past? 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. Inside, you will find the latest techniques used by managers in business today, discover the importance of forecasting and learn how it's accomplished. And you'll develop the necessary skills to meet the increased demand for thoughtful and realistic forecasts. New features in the third edition include: * An emphasis placed on the practical uses of forecasting. * All data sets used in this book are available on the Internet. * Comprehensive coverage provided on both quantitative and qualitative forecasting techniques. * Includes many new developments in forecasting methodology and practice.
    Table of contents
    The Forecasting Perspective. Basic Forecasting Tools. Time Series Decomposition. Exponential Smoothing Methods. Simple Regression. Multiple Regression. The Box-Jenkins Methodology for Arima Models. Advanced Forecasting Models. Forecasting the Long-Term. Judgmental Forecasting and Adjustments. The Use of Forecasting Methods in Practice. Implementing Forecasting: Its Uses, Advantages, and Limitations. Appendices. Indexes.