Forecasting news and blogs


Researchers from the Centre presented at the ISF2013

The Lancaster Centre for Forecasting is strongly engaged with the International Symposium on Forecasting. Many members of the team presented their research during the latest ISF that held in Seoul, Korea, 23-26 June 2013.


Research visit at Monash University

Towards the continuing research collaboration with Monash University, Dr Nikolaos Kourentzes and Dr Fotios Petropoulos visited the Business and Economic Forecasting Unit of the Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics in June 2013.


Short-term retail forecasts under the presence of promotions

The Lancaster Centre for Forecasting is continuously engaging in retail forecasting and in particular the effects of retail promotions.


How will changes in shopping requirements affect logistics?

Robert Fildes was a member of a Guardian roundtable discussion of the dramatic changes in both the high street and the internet and how retailers and logistics companies must adapt to increasing demands from customers. 


Research on supply chain information exchange with the University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain

Dr Nikolaos Kourentzes visited the University of Castilla-La Mancha in Spain to continue the research collaboration with Dr Juan Trapero Arenas.

Active model combination for time series forecasting 19/05/13

Active model combination for time series forecasting

Devon Barrow obtains his PhD in Forecasting with his thesis entitled 'Active model combination for time series forecasting: an empirical evaluation and extension of Bagging and Boosting'.