Applied Time Series Analysis

Wayne A. Woodward, Henry L. Gray, Alan C Elliott

October 26, 2011 by CRC Press
Textbook - 564 Pages - 189 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781439818374 - CAT# K10965
Series: Statistics: A Series of Textbooks and Monographs

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    • Gives readers with limited time the ability to solve significant real-world problems
    • Addresses many types of nonstationary time series and cutting-edge methodologies
    • Promotes understanding of the data and associated models rather than viewing it as the output of a "black box"
    • Includes a Windows-based time series software package that is both tutorial and data analytic in nature


    Virtually any random process developing chronologically can be viewed as a time series. In economics, closing prices of stocks, the cost of money, the jobless rate, and retail sales are just a few examples of many. Developed from course notes and extensively classroom-tested, Applied Time Series Analysis includes examples across a variety of fields, develops theory, and provides software to address time series problems in a broad spectrum of fields. The authors organize the information in such a format that graduate students in applied science, statistics, and economics can satisfactorily navigate their way through the book while maintaining mathematical rigor.

    One of the unique features of Applied Time Series Analysis is the associated software, GW-WINKS, designed to help students easily generate realizations from models and explore the associated model and data characteristics. The text explores many important new methodologies that have developed in time series, such as ARCH and GARCH processes, time varying frequencies (TVF), wavelets, and more. Other programs (some written in R and some requiring S-plus) are available on an associated website for performing computations related to the material in the final four chapters.