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We observed, for example, that the curve was too smooth if it underestimated peak values such as that of June year after year, or if it consistently overestimated low values such as July. We also learned a lot by looking at the residuals from the ﬁt, computed by subtracting the ﬁtted from the actual value. If there was some trend running over several months, this was a sign that we had oversmoothed the data. At this stage, one may say, it is rather easier to detect oversmoothing than undersmoothing.
We still see fairly large seasonal oscillations, but they are now much smoother, and hence show less variation in velocity and acceleration. 10 showing the 1997 cycles on a larger scale, we see that there are now four cycles rather than three, and that the ﬁnal winter cycle has a strongly negative net velocity. Are this loss of dynamism and these structural changes due to the fact that production is no longer so dependent on manpower? Or, perhaps, that it is more tightly controlled by information technology?
3. We actually plotted the data and the ﬁt separately for each of the 51 years of interest, and noted where the curve seemed to miss the data repeatedly. We observed, for example, that the curve was too smooth if it underestimated peak values such as that of June year after year, or if it consistently overestimated low values such as July. We also learned a lot by looking at the residuals from the ﬁt, computed by subtracting the ﬁtted from the actual value. If there was some trend running over several months, this was a sign that we had oversmoothed the data.