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Practical Time Series Analysis Using SAS by Anders Milhøj

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Preface

For a long time, the working title of this book was Black Box Methods in SAS for Time Series Analysis. But in order to make the book look more serious, I changed the title to Practical Time Series Analysis Using SAS. The basic idea, however, has continued to be to consider SAS as a black box when extracting information such as forecasts from time series without specifying statistical models. This is important, as everyone knows that time series analysis is a complicated task for non-statisticians. This book is written for anyone who needs to generate seasonally adjusted series or forecasts, or to extract simple knowledge from observed series without too much effort.

This book also attempts to open the black box a bit to see what is ...

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