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Moving Average Smoothing for Data Preparation, Feature Engineering, and Time Series Forecasting with Python

Moving Average Smoothing for Data Preparation and Time Series Forecasting in Python

Moving average smoothing is a naive and effective technique in time series forecasting. It can be used for data preparation, feature engineering, and even directly for making predictions. In this tutorial, you will discover how to use moving average smoothing for time series forecasting with Python. After completing this tutorial, you will know: How moving […]

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How to Normalize and Standardize Time Series Data in Python

How to Normalize and Standardize Time Series Data in Python

Some machine learning algorithms will achieve better performance if your time series data has a consistent scale or distribution. Two techniques that you can use to consistently rescale your time series data are normalization and standardization. In this tutorial, you will discover how you can apply normalization and standardization rescaling to your time series data […]

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How to Load and Explore Time Series Data in Python

The Pandas library in Python provides excellent, built-in support for time series data. Once loaded, Pandas also provides tools to explore and better understand your dataset. In this post, you will discover how to load and explore your time series dataset. After completing this tutorial, you will know: How to load your time series dataset […]

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Time Series Forecasting as Supervised Learning

Time Series Forecasting as Supervised Learning

Time series forecasting can be framed as a supervised learning problem. This re-framing of your time series data allows you access to the suite of standard linear and nonlinear machine learning algorithms on your problem. In this post, you will discover how you can re-frame your time series problem as a supervised learning problem for […]

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