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Use of individual and group seasonal indices in subaggregate demand forecasting.

Chen, H and Boylan, JE 2006, 'Use of individual and group seasonal indices in subaggregate demand forecasting.' , Journal of the Operational Research Society . (In Press)

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Abstract

An individual seasonal indices (ISI) method and two group seasonal indices (GSI) methods proposed in the literature are compared, based on two models. Rules have been established to choose between these methods and insights are gained on the conditions under which one method outperforms the others. Simulation findings confirm that using the rules improves forecasting accuracy against universal application of these methods.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Seasonality, forecasting, grouping
Themes: Subjects / Themes > H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD0028 - 0070 Management. Industrial Management
Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Business & Law > Salford Business School > Operations and Global Logistics Management
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of the Operational Research Society
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 0160-5682
Depositing User: H Kenna
Date Deposited: 21 Aug 2007 15:00
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 16:46
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/276

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