The Datapred blog

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

5 findings about contextual data and raw material price analysis

For obvious reasons, raw material price volatility has increased in 2020 - and we have been monitoring that closely. Datapred uses both price history and contextual data for raw material market analysis and price prediction, and as this year draws to a close, we would like to share five findings about the power of contextual data for understanding raw material prices.  
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Datapred wins Airbus’s 2019 time series modeling challenge

on Jun 18, 2019 11:02:00 AM By | Datapred | 0 Comments | time series machine learning predictive maintenance modeling
Challenge designed to scout for top players in the field of time series analysis.  
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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 time series modeling

on Oct 30, 2018 9:03:51 AM By | Datapred | 0 Comments | time series machine learning backtesting backtest predictive analysis modeling
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 procurement optimization.  
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