Overview for Double Exponential Smoothing

Use Double Exponential Smoothing as a general smoothing method and to provide short-term forecasts when your data have a trend and do not have a seasonal component. This procedure calculates dynamic estimates for two components: level and trend.

For example, an online retailer uses double exponential smoothing to predict computer sales for the next six months.

Where to find this analysis

To perform a double exponential smoothing analysis, choose Stat > Time Series > Double Exp Smoothing.

When to use an alternate analysis

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