that the date is a Sunday. It is also possible to add local terms, such as the mean count over the previous seven days as an additional feature to allow the method to adapt better to recent local events. These additions can be very helpful, and as we shall see at the end of the chapter, regression methods that include these extra terms perform better than moving average (which had been our favorite method) on our data.

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