National Science Week Melbourne Mathematics Activities

Next week is National Science Week and there are a few mathematics activities happening around Melbourne that are being sponsored by ACEMS.   Elsewhere in Melbourne: Mon 13 Aug 2018, 6:00pm - 7:30pm Public Talk: Is this your card? Location: University of Melbourne Speakers: Anthony Mays & Jen Palisse Pick a card, any card! The immortal phrase of the magician. In this talk, we’ll look at some great card tricks that have simple maths behind them.

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Saving ts objects as csv files

Occasionally R might not be the tool you want to use (hard to believe, but apparently that happens). Then you may need to export some data from R via a csv file. When the data is stored as a ts object, the time index can easily get lost. So I wrote a little function to make this easier, using the tsibble package to do almost all of the work in looking after the time index.

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Recent publications

  • Puwasala Gamakumara, Anastasios Panagiotelis, George Athanasopoulos and Rob J Hyndman (2018) Probabilistic forecasts in hierarchical time series. Abstract  pdf
  • Jue Wang, George Athanasopoulos, Rob J Hyndman and Shouyang Wang (2018) Crude oil price forecasting based on internet concern using an extreme learning machine. International Journal of Forecasting, 34(4), 665-677. Abstract DOI
  • Alexander Dokumentov, Rob J Hyndman, Leonie Tickle (2018) Bivariate smoothing of mortality surfaces with cohort and period ridges. Stat, to appear. Abstract DOI  pdf
  • Thiyanga S Talagala, Rob J Hyndman, George Athanasopoulos (2018) Meta-learning how to forecast time series. Abstract  pdf

Recent and upcoming seminars

  • Forecasting the future of the power industry: What can you learn from smart meter data?. (18 September 2018) More info...
  • ACEMS Forecasting Worskhop. (26 July 2018) More info...
  • Tidy forecasting in R. (13 July 2018) More info...
  • Forecasting: principles and practice (NYC). (25 June 2018) More info...