Time Series Data Library now on DataMarket

June 19, 2012 | Rob J Hyndman

The Time Series Data Library is a collection of about 800 time series that I have maintained since about 1992, and hosted on my personal website. It includes data from a lot of time series textbooks, as well as many other series that I’ve either collected for student projects or helpful ... [Read more...]

My new forecasting textbook

May 22, 2012 | Rob J Hyndman

After years of saying that I was going to write a book to replace Makridakis, Wheelwright and Hyndman (1998), I’m finally ready to make an announcement! My new book is Forecasting: principles and practice, co-authored with George Athanasopoulos. It is available online and free-of-charge. We have written about 2/3 of the ... [Read more...]

The art of R programming

November 29, 2011 | Rob J Hyndman

This is a gem of a book. It will become the book I give PhD students when they are learning how to write good R code. That is, if I ever see it again. I had hoped to write a review of it, but I haven’t seen it since ... [Read more...]

How to avoid annoying a referee

October 22, 2010 | Rob J Hyndman

It’s not a good idea to annoy the referees of your paper. They make recommendations to the editor about your work and it is best to keep them happy. There is an interesting discussion on on this subject. This inspired my own list below. Explain what ... [Read more...]

Econometrics and R

August 30, 2010 | Rob J Hyndman

Econometricians seem to be rather slow to adopt new methods and new technology (compared to other areas of statistics), but slowly the use of R is spreading. I’m now receiving requests for references showing how to use R in econometrics, and so I thought it might be helpful to ... [Read more...]

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