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Exponential smoothing and regressors

February 28, 2012
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Exponential smoothing and regressors

I have thought quite a lot about including regressors (i.e. covariates) in exponential smoothing (ETS) models, and I have done it a couple of times in my published work. See my 2008 exponential smoothing book (chapter 9) and my 2008 Tourism Management paper. However, there are some theoretical issues with these approaches, which have come to light through the research of Ahmad Farid Osman, one of our PhD students at Monash University.…

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Academia StackExchange

February 22, 2012
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Academia StackExchange

There’s a new StackExchange site that might be useful to readers: Academia. It is a Q&A site for academics and those enrolled in higher education. The draft FAQ says it will cover: Life as a graduate student, postdoctoral researcher, university professor Transitioning from undergraduate to graduate researcher Inner workings of research departments Requirements and expectations of academicians Judging from the first 89 questions, this is going to be extremely helpful,…

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