A blog by Rob J Hyndman. The latest issue of the IJF is a bumper issue with over 500 pages of forecasting insights.
The GEFCom2014 papers are included in a special section on probabilistic energy forecasting, guest edited by Tao Hong and Pierre Pinson. This is a major milestone in energy forecasting research with the focus on probabilistic forecasting and forecast evaluation done using a quantile scoring method. Only a few years ago I was having to explain to energy professionals why you couldn’t use a MAPE to evaluate a percentile forecast.
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A pretty design can only get you so far. If you really want to gain new customers, you need to optimize the text on your site to instill trust in visitors and make them want to purchase from you. We often spend hours or days reading about the best techniques to use to sell products. But that doesn’t give us a complete picture, and what works great for one company or one product might not work at all for another. Orange Data Mining. Interactive Data Visualization for the Web. Copyright © 2013 Scott Murray Printed in the United States of America.
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