Forecasting: principles and practice (UWA course)

Workshop to be held on 23-25 September 2014. Venue: The University Club, University of Western Australia, Nedlands WA. Requirements: a laptop with R installed, along with the fpp package and its dependencies. We will also use the hts and vars package on the third day. Textbook Hyndman and Athanasopoulos (2014)

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Automatic time series forecasting

Talk presented at the conference "New Trends on Intelligent Systems and Soft Computing 2014", University of Granada, Spain. 13-14 February 2014. Abstract Many applications require a large number of time series to be forecast completely automatically. For example, manufacturing companies often require weekly forecasts of demand for thousands of products

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Man vs wild data

Keynote address. Young Statisticians Conference 2013. Abstract: For 25 years I have been an intrepid statistical consultant, tackling the wild frontiers of real data, real problems and real time constraints. I have faced problems ranging from linguistics to river beds, from making paper plates to selling pies at the MCG,

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Advances in automatic time series forecasting

Invited talk, Australian Statistical Conference, Adelaide, 10 July 2012. COMPSTAT 2012, Cyprus, 29 August 2012. Seminar, Lancaster University, 10 September 2012. Abstract: Many applications require a large number of time series to be forecast completely automatically. For example, manufacturing companies often require weekly forecasts of demand for thousands of products

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Forecasting electricity demand distributions using a semiparametric additive model

Talk given at University of Melbourne, 11 October 2011. University of Adelaide, 16 March 2012 Monash University, 16 May 2012 La Trobe University, 24 May 2012 EDF, Paris. 4 September 2012 University of New South Wales, 1 November 2012 Abstract: Electricity demand forecasting plays an important role in short-term load

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Bagplots, boxplots and outlier detection for functional data

Australian Statistics Conference. Melbourne, July 2008. When: June 19-21, 2008 Where: First International Workshop on Functional and Operatorial Statistics, Toulouse When : July 2008 Where : Australian Statistical Conference Melbourne, Australia Speakers: Professor Rob J Hyndman, Monash University & Han Lin Shang, Monash University Abstract: We propose some new tools

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Graduation address

25 October 2007 Mr Chancellor, Madam Deputy Vice-Chancellor, colleagues, guests, and especially graduates. I would like to congratulate all of you who are graduating tonight. It is a great achievement to have completed a university degree, andyoushould all feel very, very proud of your accomplishment. This is one of the

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Forecasting and the importance of being uncertain

What: 2006 Belz lecture, Statistical Society of Australia (Victorian branch) When: 6.15pm, 24 October 2006 Where: Old Geology Theatre 1, University of Melbourne Abstract: Forecasters had an inauspicious beginning, dabbling with divination, sheep's livers and vapour-ridden caves in the mountains of Greece. Then there was a time when forecasters could

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