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Demand forecasting with regard to stock control is a central issue of inventory management. Serious difficulties arise for intermittent demands, that is, if there are slow-moving items demanded only sporadically. Prevalent methods then usually perform poorly as they do not properly take the stochastic nature of intermittent demand patterns into account. They often rely on theoretically unfounded heuristic assumptions and apply inappropriate deterministic smoothing techniques. We overcome thesedoi:10.11128/sne.20.tn.09987 fatcat:qgtjbdiimnggxck34jxjawkfma