Browsing Book chapters by Author "Makridakis, Spyros"

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  • Basic statistics : a user oriented approach (manuscript) 

    Makridakis, Spyros; Winkler, Robert L. (1981)
    Table 2.1 shows the ages of the 230 students who entered INSEAD during the 1980/81 academic year. What can you make out of these numbers? Obνiously, the answer will depend upon who you are. Unless you haνe some objectiνe ...

  • Forecasting: Methods and Applications 

    Makridakis, Spyros (John Wiley and Sons, 2002)
    This book covers what the authors call the “full range of major forecasting methods.” These comprise of the traditional time series methods of decomposition, exponential smoothing, simple and multiple linear regression and ...

  • Multiple regression: chapter 9 

    Makridakis, Spyros; Wheelright, Steven (Wiley, John & Sons, 1989)
    In Chapter 8 simple regression and correlation were introduced and discussed. In simple regression the basic proposition is that an independent variable can be used to predict the value of some dependent variable (the ...

  • Semilog Transformation 

    Makridakis, Spyros; Wheelright, Steven (John Wiley & Sons Inc, 1978)
    In business and economic series it is often true that a constant rate of growth prevails. This can happen with the sales of a company, GNP, consumption patterns, etc. For example, if the growth in GNP is 5% a year, it ...

  • Simple regression methods: chapter 8 

    Makridakis, Spyros; Wheelright, Steven (Wiley, John & Sons, 1989)
    In the preceding three chapters, several major classes of time-series forecasting methods were examined---exponential smoothing, decomposition, autoregressive/moving average, and filters. Various models within each ...