Finding trends and seasonality. Which algorithm to use?

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I'm interested in whether there are any specific algorithms for finding seasonal trends in data?


Jack_im report abuse __ edited

It's quite a broad question. Can you specify it a little?

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I have a dataset that contains information on the clothing categories, the date and how much search queries of this product were conducted on that day. So I want to figure seasonal trends. Like, searches for knitted hat are higher in winter and the lowest in summer and so on.

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Considering working with time series data one of the good approaches is using Holt-Winter's seasonal method. This algorithm is implemented in Facebook's Prophet library (link With its help, you can conduct exploratory data analysis and get trend, yearly and weekly, seasonality, etc.

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