Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Time Series Algorithms in SQL Server


This is the fourth article on data mining series. The below are the previous articles in this series.

Shopping Basket Analysis in SQL Server

Using Decision Trees in SQL Server

Data Mining Cluster Analysis in SQL Server

This article focuses Time Series Algorithms which are a forecasting technique. One of the most common algorithms used in industry are time series algorithms which can be used to answer questions on the future values such sales volume for the next season, or petrol prices in winter. Most of the cases, time series algorithms are limited to prices and quantities. However, using the same theories and techniques, they have the capabilities of predicting trajectory or a moving object and next video frame.