About me

Brief bio

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Rob J Hyndman is Professor of Statistics in the Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics at Monash University and Director of the Monash University Business & Economic Forecasting Unit. He is also Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Forecasting and a Director of the International Institute of Forecasters. Rob is the author of over 100 research papers in statistical science. In 2007, he received the Moran medal from the Australian Academy of Science for his contributions to statistical research, especially in the area of statistical forecasting. For 25 years, Rob has maintained an active consulting practice, assisting hundreds of companies and organizations. His recent consulting work has involved forecasting electricity demand, tourism demand, the Australian government health budget and case volume at a US call centre.

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Trivia

My Erdös number is 3 in two different ways.

  • via Peter Brockwell / Kai-Lai Chung / Paul Erdös
  • via J. Keith Ord / Peter C Fishburn / Paul Erdös

I am a professional cricket umpire with the Ringwood District Cricket Association.

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