M1: M-Competition data

Description Usage Format Author(s) Source References See Also Examples

Description

The time series from the M1 forecasting competition.

Usage

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Format

M1 is a list of 1001 series of class Mcomp. Each series within M1 is of class Mdata with the following structure:

sn

Name of the series

st

Series number and period. For example "Y1" denotes first yearly series, "Q20" denotes 20th quarterly series and so on.

n

The number of observations in the time series

h

The number of required forecasts

period

Interval of the time series. Possible values are "YEARLY", "QUARTERLY", "MONTHLY" & "OTHER".

type

The type of series. Possible values are "DEMOGR", "INDUST", "MACRO1", "MACRO2", "MICRO1", "MICRO2" & "MICRO3".

description

A short description of the time series

x

A time series of length n (the historical data)

xx

A time series of length h (the future data)

Author(s)

Muhammad Akram and Rob Hyndman

Source

http://forecasters.org/resources/time-series-data/m-competition/.

References

Makridakis, S., A. Andersen, R. Carbone, R. Fildes, M. Hibon, R. Lewandowski, J. Newton, E. Parzen, and R. Winkler (1982) The accuracy of extrapolation (time series) methods: results of a forecasting competition. Journal of Forecasting, 1, 111–153.

See Also

M3, subset.Mcomp, plot.Mdata

Examples

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M1
plot(M1$YAF2)
subset(M1,"monthly")

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