Forecast Single Strategy
  • 21 Oct 2022
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Forecast Single Strategy

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Description

The Forecast Single Strategy node is used to apply a single forecast model to a data set, per combo split.


Configuration Options

Basic Configuration Options

Setting Description\Parameters
Split Columns The selected column(s) will be used to split the data set over to build additional models.
Target Column The column we are predicting.
Sort By Columns Sort data rows by these columns.
Time Granularity Length of time between records in the input data set. I.e., if each input records represents a week of data, the time granularity is Week.

Options
  • Day
  • Week
  • Month
  • Quarter
  • Year
Role Column Splits the data set into scoring and training data.
Training Value Value in the Role Column for training data.
Scoring Value Value is the Role Column for scoring data.
Predictors The columns we are using to predict.
Forecast Horizon Number of periods to forecast forward from the end of the input data set.
Model Column The column that indicates which predictive model to apply to the combo. See Forecast Strategy for a description of each model. See below for valid inputs.
Time Column Optional column to seed time values for future forecast periods.
Timeout The specified timeout for the action. If this time is exceeded, the node action will fail, regardless of success of the action.

Model Column


Model Allowed Model Column Value Alternate Model Column Value
Mean MEAN FORECAST_MEAN
ARIMA ARIMA FORECAST_ARIMA
Exponential Smoothing State Space ETS FORECAST_ETS
Theta THETA FORECAST_THETA
Linear Regression LINREG FORECAST_LINREG
Prophet PROPHET FORECAST_PROPHET
Seasonal Decomposition STLF FORECAST_STLF
Croston's CROSTON FORECAST_CROSTON
Improved Croston's IMPROVED_CROSTON FORECAST_IMPROVED_CROSTON
Neural Network NNETAR FORECAST_NNETAR
Good Signal Ensemble GOOD_SIG_ENS FORECAST_GOOD_SIG_ENS
Poor Signal Ensemble POOR_SIG_ENS FORECAST_POOR_SIG_ENS
Intermittent Data Ensemble INTER_DATA_ENS FORECAST_INTER_DATA_ENS

Actions

Action Description
Preview After building any forecast models, the combined result set can be previewed by clicking the Preview button.
Rebuild Model Rebuild any selected models. Produces an .Rdata file that's used to forecast values.

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