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Time Series Forecasting with Amazon Forecast

by Ed Freitas

This course will teach you how to work with Amazon Forecast, a managed service that provides accurate future forecasts using machine learning, by preparing data, and training forecasting models.

What you'll learn

Amazon Forecast is a managed service that provides accurate future forecasts using machine learning. In this course, Time Series Forecasting with Amazon Forecast, you will learn to use Amazon Forecast and machine learning technology to create an accurate time series forecast.

First, you will explore the basics of Amazon Forecast, how it works, and how to set it up to be ready for use.

Next, you will explore how to create a target time series dataset, by creating a group dataset and understanding domains and dataset types.

Next, you will learn how to train a predictor, creating and deploying predictor queries, and obtaining and visualizing actual and predicted results in the console.

When finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge on how to use Amazon Forecast to create accurate future time series forecasts by using custom model predictors with machine learning algorithms to create forecasts that can be easily reviewed.

About the author

Eduardo is a technology enthusiast, software architect and customer success advocate. He's designed enterprise .NET solutions that extract, validate and automate critical business processes such as Accounts Payable and Mailroom solutions for all types of organizations. He's designed and supported production systems for global names such as Coca Cola, Enel, Pirelli, Fiat-Chrysler, Xerox and many others. He's a well-known specialist in the Enterprise Content Management market segment, specifically... more

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