Dr Fotios Petropoulos

Visiting Researcher

Research Overview

Dr Fotios Petropoulos is Lecturer (Assistant Professor) at Cardiff Business School. He remained the Coordinator and Research Associate of the Forecasting & Strategy Unit of NTUA for nine years, where he also completed his Doctor in Engineering. After that, he acted as a Senior Research Associate at the Lancaster Centre for Forecasting, Lancaster University. Fotios is engaged in time series forecasting, judgmental approaches for forecasting, optimal model selection and business forecasting processes. He has provided knowledge transfer and consultancy in Retail, Supply Chain, Spare Parts and Utilities. Except from that, he is an expert in software analysis, system design and development of integrated forecasting support systems. He has published several original articles in high-ranked academic journals and presented his work in major international conferences. Fotios is the founder of the Forecasting Society.

Selected Publications

'Horses for courses' in demand forecasting
Petropoulos, F., Makridakis, S., Assimakopoulos, V., Nikolopoulos, K. 16/08/2014 In: European Journal of Operational Research. 237, 1, p. 152-163. 12 p.
Journal article

Forecast combinations for intermittent demand
Petropoulos, F., Kourentzes, N. 06/2015 In: Journal of the Operational Research Society. 66, 6, p. 914-924. 11 p.
Journal article

Improving forecasting by estimating time series structural components across multiple frequencies
Kourentzes, N., Petropoulos, F., Trapero, J.R. 04/2014 In: International Journal of Forecasting. 30, 2, p. 291-302. 12 p.
Journal article

Simple versus complex selection rules for forecasting many time series
Fildes, R., Petropoulos, F. 08/2015 In: Journal of Business Research. 68, 5, p. 1692-1701. 10 p.
Journal article

Multiple Temporal Aggregation for Forecasting
01/10/2013 → …
Research

Rolling training for improving judgmental time series forecasting performance
Invited talk

Forecasting, monitoring, controlling: Dealing with a dynamic world
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

OR55 - The Annual Conference of the Operational Research Society
Participation in conference

26th European Conference on Operational Research EURO (INFORMS) MMXIII
Participation in conference

ISF 2013 - 33rd International Symposium on Forecasting
Participation in conference

An evaluation of simple forecasting model selection rules
Invited talk

Dynamic Forecast Model Selection
Invited talk

OR54 - The Annual Conference of the Operational Research Society
Participation in conference

ISIR 2012 - 17th International Symposium on Inventories
Participation in conference

ISF 2012 - 32nd International Symposium on Forecasting
Participation in conference

Factors Affecting Forecasting Accuracy
Invited talk

OR53 - The Annual Conference of the Operational Research Society
Participation in conference

ISF 2011 - 31st International Symposium on Forecasting
Participation in conference

OR52 - The Annual Conference of the Operational Research Society
Participation in conference

ISF 2010 - 30th International Symposium on Forecasting
Participation in conference

OR51 - The Annual Conference of the Operational Research Society
Participation in conference

EURO XXIII - 23rd European Conference on Operational Research
Participation in conference

ISF 2009 - 29th International Symposium on Forecasting
Participation in conference

ISIR 2008 - 15th International Symposium on Inventories
Participation in conference

ISF 2008 - 28th International Symposium on Forecasting
Participation in conference

SFHMMY Annual Conference
Participation in conference

INFORMS Annual Conference
Participation in conference

On the Quest of a Batch-time-series Forecasting Benchmark
Invited talk

EURO XXII - 22nd European Conference on Operational Research
Participation in conference

  • Centre for Marketing Analytics & Forecasting