The time series from the M1 forecasting competition.

`M1`

M1 is a list of 1001 series of class `Mcomp`

.
Each series within `M1`

is of class `Mdata`

with the following structure:

- sn
Name of the series

- st
Series number and period. For example "Y1" denotes first yearly series, "Q20" denotes 20th quarterly series and so on.

- n
The number of observations in the time series

- h
The number of required forecasts

- period
Interval of the time series. Possible values are "YEARLY", "QUARTERLY", "MONTHLY" & "OTHER".

- type
The type of series. Possible values are "DEMOGR", "INDUST", "MACRO1", "MACRO2", "MICRO1", "MICRO2" & "MICRO3".

- description
A short description of the time series

- x
A time series of length

`n`

(the historical data)- xx
A time series of length

`h`

(the future data)

http://forecasters.org/resources/time-series-data/m-competition/.

Makridakis, S., A. Andersen, R. Carbone, R. Fildes, M. Hibon, R.
Lewandowski, J. Newton, E. Parzen, and R. Winkler (1982) The accuracy of
extrapolation (time series) methods: results of a forecasting competition.
*Journal of Forecasting*, **1**, 111--153.

M1#> M-Competition data: 1001 time series #> #> Type of data #> Period DEMOGR INDUST MACRO1 MACRO2 MICRO1 MICRO2 MICRO3 Total #> MONTHLY 75 183 64 92 10 89 104 617 #> QUARTERLY 39 18 45 59 5 21 16 203 #> YEARLY 30 35 30 29 16 29 12 181 #> Total 144 236 139 180 31 139 132 1001plot(M1$YAF2)subset(M1,"monthly")#> M-Competition data: 617 MONTHLY time series #> #> Type of data #> Period DEMOGR INDUST MACRO1 MACRO2 MICRO1 MICRO2 MICRO3 #> MONTHLY 75 183 64 92 10 89 104