Impressions of ISBIS 2018

Lindsay Berry, PhD Student at Duke University. The 2018 ISBIS World Meeting was recently held in Piraeus, Greece from July 4-6, 2018. Along with ISBA, held the week before in Edinburgh, Scotland, this was my first time attending a conference outside of the United States. As a third year PhD student in Statistical Science at … Continue reading Impressions of ISBIS 2018

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A brief history of time series forecasting competitions

Rob Hyndman, Monash University.   Prediction competitions are now so widespread that it is often forgotten how controversial they were when first held, and how influential they have been over the years. To keep this exercise manageable, I will restrict attention to time series forecasting competitions --- where only the history of the data is available … Continue reading A brief history of time series forecasting competitions