Given the rise of smart electricity meters and the wide adoption of electricity generation technology like solar panels, there is a wealth of electricity usage data available. This data represents a multivariate time series of power-related variables that in turn could be used to model and even forecast future electricity consumption. Unlike other machine learning […]

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## How to Use XGBoost for Time Series Forecasting

XGBoost is an efficient implementation of gradient boosting for classification and regression problems. It is both fast and efficient, performing well, if not the best, on a wide range of predictive modeling tasks and is a favorite among data science competition winners, such as those on Kaggle. XGBoost can also be used for time series […]

## How to Use Power Transforms for Machine Learning

Machine learning algorithms like Linear Regression and Gaussian Naive Bayes assume the numerical variables have a Gaussian probability distribution. Your data may not have a Gaussian distribution and instead may have a Gaussian-like distribution (e.g. nearly Gaussian but with outliers or a skew) or a totally different distribution (e.g. exponential). As such, you may be […]

## How do I use LSTMs for multi-step time series forecasting?

A How do I use LSTMs for multi-step time series forecasting? LSTMs and other types of neural networks can be used to make multi-step forecasts on time series datasets. To get started with using deep learning methods (MLPs, CNNs, and LSTMs) for time series forecasting, start here: Start Here: Deep Learning for Time Series Forecasting […]

## Comparing Classical and Machine Learning Algorithms for Time Series Forecasting

Machine learning and deep learning methods are often reported to be the key solution to all predictive modeling problems. An important recent study evaluated and compared the performance of many classical and modern machine learning and deep learning methods on a large and diverse set of more than 1,000 univariate time series forecasting problems. The […]

## How to Grid Search Triple Exponential Smoothing for Time Series Forecasting in Python

Exponential smoothing is a time series forecasting method for univariate data that can be extended to support data with a systematic trend or seasonal component. It is common practice to use an optimization process to find the model hyperparameters that result in the exponential smoothing model with the best performance for a given time series […]

## How to Develop Multi-Step Time Series Forecasting Models for Air Pollution

Real-world time series forecasting is challenging for a whole host of reasons not limited to problem features such as having multiple input variables, the requirement to predict multiple time steps, and the need to perform the same type of prediction for multiple physical sites. The EMC Data Science Global Hackathon dataset, or the ‘Air Quality […]

## How to Develop Baseline Forecasts for Multi-Site Multivariate Air Pollution Time Series Forecasting

Real-world time series forecasting is challenging for a whole host of reasons not limited to problem features such as having multiple input variables, the requirement to predict multiple time steps, and the need to perform the same type of prediction for multiple physical sites. The EMC Data Science Global Hackathon dataset, or the ‘Air Quality […]

## Convolutional Neural Networks for Multi-Step Time Series Forecasting

Given the rise of smart electricity meters and the wide adoption of electricity generation technology like solar panels, there is a wealth of electricity usage data available. This data represents a multivariate time series of power-related variables that in turn could be used to model and even forecast future electricity consumption. Unlike other machine learning […]

## Multi-step Time Series Forecasting with Machine Learning for Electricity Usage

Given the rise of smart electricity meters and the wide adoption of electricity generation technology like solar panels, there is a wealth of electricity usage data available. This data represents a multivariate time series of power-related variables that in turn could be used to model and even forecast future electricity consumption. Machine learning algorithms predict […]