Solution Manual (Downloadable Files) for Forecasting and Predictive Analytics with Forecast X (TM) 7th Edition By Barry Keating, J. Holton Wilson, John Solutions Inc. ISBN 10: 1259903915, ISBN 13: 9781259903915
Table of Content
1: Introduction to Business Forecasting and Predictive Analytics
2: The Forecast Process, Data Considerations, and Model Selection
3: Extrapolation 1. Moving Averages and Exponential Smoothing
4: Extrapolation 2. Introduction to Forecasting with Regression Trend Models
5: Explanatory Models 1. Forecasting with Multiple Regression Causal Models
6: Explanatory Models 2. Time-Series Decomposition
7: Explanatory Models 3. ARIMA (Box-Jenkins) Forecasting Models
8: Predictive Analytics: Helping to Make Sense of Big Data
9: Classification Models: The Most Used Models in Analytics
10:Ensemble Models and Clustering
11: Text Mining
12: Forecast/Analytics Implementation
About the Author
Barry Keating holds a Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame, where he is a professor of economics and business analytics in the Department of Finance. He previously was on the faculty at Virginia Polytechnic and State University, served as the manager of the Journal of Public Choice, and was named the Salvatori Faculty Fellow at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C. Dr. Keating has consulted for Accenture, the Institute of Business Forecasting, and ForecastX. He currently is studying how nonlinear models are used in supply chain management. His work has appeared in Public Choice, the Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, and Applied Business Research, among other journals. Dr. Keating has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal and on NBC News. He can be seen as a primary instructor on Notre Dame’s MOOC: Understanding Wireless
J. Holton Wilson
J. Holton Wilson holds a B.A. and B.S. from Otterbein College, an M.B.A. from Bowling Green State University, and a D.B.A. from Kent State University. Dr. Wilson is professor emeritus of marketing at Central Michigan University, where he taught marketing analysis, sales forecasting, and economic analysis for managers. He has published numerous articles in economic, forecasting, and marketing journals, as well as several textbooks in these disciplines. Dr. Wilson is a member of many professional associations, including the American Marketing Association, the American Economic Association, and the International Institute of Forecasters.
John Solutions Inc.
John Galt Solutions Inc. is the software company that produces ForecastX, which accompanies the seventh edition of Forecasting and Predictive Analytics.