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When forecasting, is it better to remove the outliers or just to transform them?

I am forecasting the number of logins. I have a dataset with the number of logins for each hour. First, I use LOF (local outlier factor) to find the outliers and then I remove them. Second, I use ...
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Should you normalize your training data for Local Outlier Factor

Say I'm using scikits implementation of Local Outlier Factor with euclidean distance being used by the reachability function. My input features are magnitudes apart, so is it advisable that I ...
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LOF (Local Outlier Factor) choosing the value of k

Just want to understand one thing. Let's say for any data set I select k=20 and generate LOF for each point and then I show all the points in the descending order of its LOF. Now when I am analyzing ...
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Difference between identifying outliers using LOF and K-means clustering

I am identifying outliers using K-means and LOF (Local Outlier Factor). Let's say if we are identifying possible outliers using both the techniques, I believe LOF will pick global outliers also as ...