The Datapred blog

On machine learning, time series and how to use them.

Advanced cross-validation tips for time series

In a previous post, we explained the concept of cross-validation for time series, aka backtesting, and why proper backtests matter for time series modeling.
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Best practices for bulletproof modeling

on Oct 30, 2018 9:03:51 AM By | Datapred | 0 Comments | backtest modeling predictive analysis backtesting machine learning time series
Our goal in this post is to discuss our standard strategy (beyond respecting basic time series modeling principles) for building accurate predictive models. We will use the example of commodity purchasing optimization.  
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The basics of backtesting

on Aug 14, 2018 5:03:00 PM By | Datapred | 0 Comments | backtesting backtest machine learning time series
Time series modeling requires the understanding of concepts that feel both basic and abstract:
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The problem with deep learning and time series

Industry is finally catching up on the potential of machine learning for predictive analysis. But data scientists faced with a prediction challenge (demand prediction, predictive maintenance, churn prediction…) usually favor one of two equally inadequate approaches:
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What's so special about time series?

on Jul 25, 2018 10:19:53 AM By | Datapred | 0 Comments | time series machine learning sequential data backtesting
Our definition of times series is: sequentially revealed, time-stamped and time-critical data.
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