Trend Extrapolation:Will the Trend Bend?
Bruce Ratner, Ph.D.
A trend is a trend is a trend,- Cairncross, 1969
But the questoin is, will it bend?
Will it alter its course
Through some unforeseen force
And come to a premature end?
Statisticians believe that they can predict the "bend." I say that experts in the
content domain have a better chance of predicting when the trend will bend.
In particular, an article of interest:
A Simple Method for Assessing Linear Trend and Seasonality Components in Database Models.
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