- a set of observations, results, or other data obtained over a period of time, usually at regular intervals: Monthly sales figures, quarterly inventory data, and daily bank balances are all time series.
Origin of time series
First recorded in 1890–95
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Examples from the Web for time series
History has its time-series, geography its network of spatial relations.Outlines of Educational Doctrine
John Frederick Herbart
It argues from the characteristics of pure time to the properties necessary to the empirical representation of the time-series.A Commentary to Kant's 'Critique of Pure Reason'
Norman Kemp Smith
In the previous lecture I sketched how the principle was applied to obtain the time-series.The Concept of Nature
Alfred North Whitehead
- statistics a series of values of a variable taken in successive periods of time