77. Demand Forecasting and Planning

  1. Gavriel Salvendy Ph.D. professor founding editor founding chair member scientist Honorary Doctrate Fellow
  1. Ananth V. Iyer Professor

Published Online: 5 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470172339.ch77

Handbook of Industrial Engineering: Technology and Operations Management, Third Edition

Handbook of Industrial Engineering: Technology and Operations Management, Third Edition

How to Cite

Iyer, A. V. (2001) Demand Forecasting and Planning, in Handbook of Industrial Engineering: Technology and Operations Management, Third Edition (ed G. Salvendy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470172339.ch77

Editor Information

  1. School of Industrial Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

Author Information

  1. Krannert School of Management, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 11 MAY 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471330578

Online ISBN: 9780470172339

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Keywords:

  • demand forecasting and planning;
  • uncertain demand over multiple periods;
  • demand distribution estimates;
  • demand as mixture of distributions;
  • classic demand-forecasting model—the exponential smoothing model

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Constant Demand Forecast and Its Use in Planning

  • Demand Modeled as Having a Distribution

  • Uncertain Demand Over Multiple Periods

  • Demand as a Mixture of Distributions

  • Using an Exponential Smoothing Forecasting Model

  • Summary

  • Additional Reading