Uses of the Buys-Ballot Table in Time Series Analysis

Abstract

Uses of the Buys-Ballot table for choice of appropriate transformation (using the Bartlett technique), assessment of trend and seasonal components and choice of model for time series decomposition are discussed in this paper. Uses discussed are illustrated with numerical examples when trend curve is linear, quadratic and exponential.

Uses of the Buys-Ballot table for choice of appropriate transformation (using the Bartlett technique), assessment of trend and seasonal components and choice of model for time series decomposition are discussed in this paper. Uses discussed are illustrated with numerical examples when trend curve is linear, quadratic and exponential.

Keywords

Buys-Ballot Table, Trend Assessment, Assessment of Seasonality, Periodic Averages, Seasonal Averages, Data Transformation, Choice of Model

Buys-Ballot Table, Trend Assessment, Assessment of Seasonality, Periodic Averages, Seasonal Averages, Data Transformation, Choice of Model

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nullI. Iwueze, E. Nwogu, O. Johnson and J. Ajaraogu, "Uses of the Buys-Ballot Table in Time Series Analysis,"*Applied Mathematics*, Vol. 2 No. 5, 2011, pp. 633-645. doi: 10.4236/am.2011.25084.

nullI. Iwueze, E. Nwogu, O. Johnson and J. Ajaraogu, "Uses of the Buys-Ballot Table in Time Series Analysis,"

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