• 247 Citations
  • 9 h-Index
20082018

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Biography

Dr. Devon K. Barrow is a Senior Lecturer at Coventry Business School. He was previously a Research Associate at the Lancaster Centre for Forecasting and at present holds a Visiting Researcher position within the Centre. His research focuses on time series prediction with neural networks and statistical methods, with a particular emphasis on forecast combination and model selection. He also has an interest in education and pedagogical design with specific application to the forecasting domain. Dr. Barrow has worked on real world problems in call centre, electric load, and utility forecasting and provided knowledge transfer and consultancy in forecasting and supply chain management within the Manufacturing and Retail Sectors. He has delivered academic and practitioner training courses in forecasting, and presents regularly at leading international forecasting conferences. He is a past member of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA) and a member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT).

Area of Expertise:

  • Business analytics and statistics
  • Design and evaluation of Forecasting Methods
  • Forecasting for demand planning in call centre, retail and supply chain, inventory and energy
  • Supply Chain Management and Logistics
  • Forecasting and Education
  • Research design and methodology
  • Programming and Software Development

Research Interests

Forecasting and Education; Issues in forecast model selection and combination; Forecasting for Supply Chain, Procurement and Logistics; Learning and decision support systems for forecasting and planning; Design and empirical evaluation of statistical and computational intelligence forecasting methods; Business Forecasting with specific interests in forecasting for Inventory, Call centre and Energy planning

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Research Output

  • 247 Citations
  • 9 h-Index
  • 8 Article
  • 2 Conference proceeding
  • 1 Chapter

The Impact of Special Days in Call Arrivals Forecasting: A Neural Network Approach to Modelling Special Days

Barrow, D. & Kourentzes, N., Feb 2018, In : European Journal of Operational Research. 264, 3, p. 967-977 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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  • 12 Citations (Scopus)
    30 Downloads (Pure)

    What Drives a Firm’s Sustainability Management?: Developing a Holistic Model

    Abd Hamid, N. F. B., Lim, M., Barrow, D. & Kwak, D-W., 2018, Annual Logistics Research Network Conference 2018. Chartered Institute Of Logistics And Transport, p. 227-234 8 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding

  • Demand forecasting by temporal aggregation: Using optimal or multiple aggregation levels?

    Kourentzes, N., Rostami-Tabar, B. & Barrow, D. K., Sep 2017, In : Journal of Business Research. 78, p. 1-9 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
  • 10 Citations (Scopus)
    39 Downloads (Pure)

    Reverse logistics KPIs: measuring sustainability performance

    Abd Hamid, N. F. B., Lim, M., Barrow, D. & Kwak, D-W., Sep 2017, Annual Logistics Research Network Conference 2017.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding

  • A comparison of AdaBoost algorithms for time series forecast combination

    Barrow, D. & Crone, S., Oct 2016, In : International Journal of Forecasting. 32, 4, p. 1103–1119

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
  • 12 Citations (Scopus)
    70 Downloads (Pure)

    Activities

    • 6 Participation in conference

    OR56 Annual Conference

    Devon Barrow (Session Chair)
    9 Sep 201411 Sep 2014

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    International Symposium on Inventory

    Devon Barrow (Session Chair)
    18 Aug 201422 Aug 2014

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    26th European Conference on Operational Research

    Devon Barrow (Session Chair)
    1 Jul 20134 Jul 2013

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    32nd International Symposium on Forecasting 2012

    Devon Barrow (Session Chair)
    24 Jun 201227 Jun 2012

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    International Symposium on Forecasting

    Devon Barrow (Speaker)
    24 Jun 201227 Jun 2012

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference