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Dec 4–5, 2017: Training
Dec 5–7, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
Prateek Nagaria

Prateek Nagaria
Data Scientist, The Data Team


Prateek Nagaria is a data scientist for the Data Team. Prateek is an advanced analytics expert with more than five years of experience. He specializes in business analytics, big data technologies, and statistical modeling as well as programming languages like R, Python, Java, C, C++. Prateek holds a master’s degree in enterprise business analytics from the National University of Singapore and a bachelor’s degree in computer science and engineering.


4:15pm4:55pm Thursday, December 7, 2017
Prateek Nagaria (The Data Team)
Most data scientists use traditional methods of forecasting, such as exponential smoothing or ARIMA, to forecast a product demand. However, when the product experiences several periods of zero demand, approaches such as Croston may provide a better accuracy over these traditional methods. Prateek Nagaria compares traditional and Croston methods in R on intermittent demand time series. Read more.