4Cast XL is developed with a user-friendly interface and easy to use. It is also embedded as an addin in MS Excel making it a powerful and reliable neural network based forecasting tool. Anyone who can use MS Excel for data manipulation and analysis will find 4Cast XL easy to master. Its limitation is bounded only by MS Excel capabilities. These includes data processing, graphing, calculation and so on.
User-friendly Minimum knowledge of neural net technology Number of inputs and outputs are limited only by MS Excel limitation Can accommodate more than 2 outputs nodes. Most commercial available software is limited to one output node MS Excel graphing and data manipulation capabilities (see screenshot) Pre-processing and data scaling option Detail network model reports for creating error distribution graph, actual vs forecasted graph, correlation graph etc
Bankers need to predict credit worthiness of customers. Marketing analyst want to predict future sales. Economists want to predict economic cycles. And everybody want to know whether the stock market will up or down