1.4 Summary

Chapter 2 provides full details of the calendar plot, algorithm and application. Chapter 3 explains the new data abstraction–tsibble–and illustrates how it can be used to for the basis of exploratory methods, visualisation and modelling of temporal data. Chapter 4 outlines a new nomenclature for temporal missing patterns, tools to identify these processes in data, and evaluate imputation results.

Chapter 5 summarises the software tools developed for the work and the impact, and discusses the future plans.