backcast

(redirected from Backcasting)
Also found in: Wikipedia.

backcast

(ˈbækˌkɑːst)
n
1. fishing a backward casting of a fishing rod
2. Northern English a setback; relapse
adj
thrown backwards
References in periodicals archive ?
All trend analyses are based on backcasting this year's EPI methods on historical data.
Figure 1 shows typical methods including: Scenarios, Three Horizons, Backcasting, Roadmapping, Interviews, Expert panels, Dialogic Design and Delphi.
Last fiscal year, Konica Minolta, by backcasting from Eco Vision 2050, set an interim goal of achieving a 60% reduction of CO2 emissions throughout the product lifecycle by 2030 from fiscal 2005.
The participants were engaged in various futures methods and asked to apply them on the city, these included the futures triangle, causal layered analysis, macro and micro scenarios, visioning and backcasting.
Backcasting the decline of a vulnerable Great Plains reproductive ecotype: identifying threats and conservation priorities.
Transforming household consumption: From backcasting to home labs experiments.
Rather than beginning with credible fantasies of what a sustainable world would look like and backcasting to understand what might be necessary to achieve them, environmental accounting projects 'sustainable' fantasies at the climate change problem.
Backcasting the new series GDP beyond the last two years to provide a uniform set of numbers for statistical comparison is what the government needs to do now.
To consolidate such diverse economic thinking, our research indicates a need for a comparative analysis of forecasting, backcasting and nowcasting econometrics methods.
Solving such problems requires a backcasting approach: first defining future challenges and desired outcomes and then working backward to identify the steps to take today.
Backcasting and forecasting biological invasions of inland lakes.