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"Windowing predictions seasonal variability factor"

steve0steve0 Member Posts: 6 Contributor II
edited June 2019 in Help
Hello

I was wondering if you could help me. I have 5 years worth of sales for each month. I think seasonal variability has a big influence on sales prediction and i also have records of temperature the past few years. I was wondering what is the best to use for prediction .i.e. windowing???

My dataset looks like this

1.                          2.                      3.                4.                        5.
Month/Year          Sales Figure      Region        Temperature        Rainfall if possible

Could you please guide me here?
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    landland RapidMiner Certified Analyst, RapidMiner Certified Expert, Member Posts: 2,531 Unicorn
    Hi,
    for predicting time series windowing is the most often used approach. All operators necessary are available in the Series Processing Extension. For a detailed explanation, you might visit one of our webinars or seminars.

    Greetings,
      Sebastian
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