Explore BrainMass

The exponential smoothing model

In an exponential smoothing model, if the smoothing constant (alpha) were equal to 0, then

a. the forecast would never change.
b. the forecast would be the same as the forecast for the naive model.
c. the MAD would always equal 0.
d. the forecast would be impossible to calculate.

Solution Preview

Hello and thank you for posting your question to Brainmass!

The exponential ...

Solution Summary

The exponential smoothing model is thoroughly explained in this posting.