Democratising forecasting workshop, October 2018, Iraq
The 3rd demcoratising forecasting workshop will take place in Charmo University in October 2018. Democratising forecasting is a part of Forecasting4Change intiaitive lead by Bahman Rostami-Tabar. The aim is to share knownoledge on forecasting and influence relevant practices prioritising the need of population and the society.
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Registeration is closed on Thursday 20 September 2018 at 02:30 (UK time).
- Basic knowledge in statistics;
- No knowledge of forecasting is assumed.
- No prior knowledge of R is assumed.
Participants must bring their own laptop with a recent version of R and RStudio installed, along with the following packages and their dependencies:
- 21 September 2018
- Time: 02:30- 03:30 (UK Time)
Day 1: 01 October 2018
- R and RStudio Essentials
- Reports with RMarkdown
- Data preparation
- Data manipulation
- Data visualization
Day 2: 02 October 2018
- Forecasting and decision making
- Time series patterns
- Forecaster’s toolbox: time series graphics, simple forecasting methods, residual diagnostics, accuracy measurement
- Exponential smoothing models
Day 3: 03 October 2018
- ARIMA models
- Model selection
- Start: 09:30 a.m.
- End: 04:30 p.m.
- " Morning: 11:15 - 11:30
- " Afternoon: 03:30 - 03:45 p.m.
- Lunch: 01:00 p.m. - 02:00 p.m.