About the authors

Rob J Hyndman is Professor of Statistics and Head of the Department of Econometrics & Business Statistics at Monash University, Australia. He was Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Forecasting from 2005–2018, and is author of over 150 research papers in statistical science. In 2007, he received the Moran medal from the Australian Academy of Science for his contributions to statistical research. For over 30 years, Rob has maintained an active consulting practice, assisting hundreds of companies and organisations on forecasting problems. He is on the Editorial Boards of the International Journal of Forecasting and the Journal of Statistical Software.

George Athana­sopou­los is a Professor and Deputy Head of the Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics at Monash University, Australia. He received a PhD in Econometrics from Monash University in 2007, and has received many awards and distinctions for his research. His research interests include multivariate time series analysis, forecasting, non-linear time series, wealth and tourism economics. He is on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Travel Research and the International Journal of Forecasting.