Time Series Analysis and Forecasting
Course Code: MSCA 31006
Course Summary: Prerequisite:
MSCA 31007: Statistical Analysis
Time Series Analysis is a science as well as the art of making rational predictions based on previous records. It is widely used in various fields in today’s business settings. For example, airline companies employ time series to predict traffic volume and schedule flights; financial agencies measure market risk via stock price series; marketing analysts study the impact of a newly proposed advertisement by the sales series. A comprehensive knowledge of time series analysis is essential to the modern data scientist/analyst. This course covers important issues in applied time series analysis: a solid knowledge of time series models and their theoretical properties; how to analyze time series data by using mainstream statistical software; practical experience in real data analysis and presentation of their findings in a logical and clear way to various audiences.