Long-Range Forecasting: From Crystal Ball to Computer

Long-Range Forecasting: From Crystal Ball to Computer

by J. Scott Armstrong
     
 

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Comprehensively covers all aspects of long-range forecasting methods relevant to the social, behavioral and management sciences. This book is a synthesis of research in economics, sociology, psychology, transportation, education, and management—with occasional references to work in medicine, meterology, and technology. Describes a variety of forecasting

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Comprehensively covers all aspects of long-range forecasting methods relevant to the social, behavioral and management sciences. This book is a synthesis of research in economics, sociology, psychology, transportation, education, and management—with occasional references to work in medicine, meterology, and technology. Describes a variety of forecasting methods, their strengths and weaknesses, and how to use them effectively, shows how to structure a forecasting problem, and gives detailed procedures for evaluating forecasting models in order to select the appropriate method for a particular problem. Draws upon material from approximately 1300 books and articles, and includes original research by author.

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ISBN-13:
9780471822608
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/04/1985
Edition description:
2nd ed
Pages:
687
Product dimensions:
1.10(w) x 2.01(h) x (d)

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