Prophet: a practical forecasting tool08 Mar 2017
My friend Ben Letham and I finally open sourced an in-house forecasting tool we developed at Facebook called Prophet. It was incredibly exciting to release work done inside Facebook and make it available to the public. We’ve already gotten a lot of great press and some excellent contributions. Here are some important links:
We’d love it if you tried Prophet and found it useful. Prophet has a very simple interface and is implemented in both R and Python so most data scientists should find it immediately useful. Please tell us if you encounter issues or have success using it!