Guaranteed Network Traffic Demand Prediction Using FARIMA Models

  • Mikhail Dashevskiy
  • Zhiyuan Luo
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5326)


The Fractional Auto-Regressive Integrated Moving Average (FARIMA) model is often used to model and predict network traffic demand which exhibits both long-range and short-range dependence. However, finding the best model to fit a given set of observations and achieving good performance is still an open problem. We present a strategy, namely Aggregating Algorithm, which uses several FARIMA models and then aggregates their outputs to achieve a guaranteed (in a sense) performance. Our feasibility study experiments on the public datasets demonstrate that using the Aggregating Algorithm with FARIMA models is a useful tool in predicting network traffic demand.


Expert Advice Hurst Parameter Good Expert Time Series Process Demand Prediction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mikhail Dashevskiy
    • 1
  • Zhiyuan Luo
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer Learning Research Centre,Royal HollowayUniversity of LondonEghamUK

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