A measure of correlation between different time series, at the same or different times.

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What are the odds of having 2 windows shot- one facing the west one year and another structure window the following? [on hold]

It is a small rural community with fields between our house and a hedgerow between us and the neighbors to the north, and different neighbors across the street with a field. It was always assumed ...
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Correction of data using a correlation

Suppose I have measured the outcome variable A using a (psychophysical) test that determines the ability of a subject to discriminate between two stimuli with a certain difference (the variable X). It ...
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how to specify range of lag in prewhiten CCF using package TSA in R

I am doing time series regression using package TSA in R. I have 2 time series, say x and y, so I started by doing prewhitened CCF. So, 2 issues I have encountered and would really appreciate if any ...
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Random variables have non-zero covariance but expected sample covariance is zero? (intuition)

This post asks "why a familiar and widely used estimator of sample covariance has expected value zero, in a situation where the variables involved are characterized by non-zero and equal pair-wise ...
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What normalization factor to use in Inverse Discrete Fourier Transform of Cross-Spectrum?

I have applied the Lomb-Scargle approach to estimating the cross-spectrum of two irregularly sampled time series and I am trying to obtain their cross-correlation by applying the inverse Discrete ...
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similarities between two signal using correlation

let say we have two signal ,there is given their time domain plots and also correlation plot and final correlation plot it should be noted that both signal have same spectral structure,they ...
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Can I use correlation metrics also for time series?

I was using the cross correlation function in R (ccf) until now to discover correlations and lags between two time series. I was wondering if I can use all other ...
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Can the coherency spectrum be used as a substitute for cross-correlation?

I know I could inverse Fourier Transform from the frequency domain to the time domain, but let's say I don't want that. Can I make the same conclusions by using the coherency spectrum just as I would ...
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Similarity between two samples (2D matrices)

I have two matrices: A= 4000x78 where 78 is the dimension of features and 4000 is the number of samples. B= 1000x78 where 78 is the dimension of features and 1000 is the number of samples again. ...
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How to obtain cross-correlation function from cross-spectrum?

I have implemented a piece of code based on the Lomb-Scargle approach for determining the cross-spectrum of two time series. My cross spectrum contains complex numbers and I have used the basic fft ...
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Time series causation and probability

I have a series for an individual that looks like this: There are observations of the individual at random times. At each time they may experience an event and the outcome fo that event is binary ...
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Is my time series stationary?

I am using R and have found that both KPSS ( Kwiatkowski-Phillips-Schmidt-Shin ) and the adf (Dickey-Fuller) tests indicate stationarity, having a p-value of 0.01. Here is a plot of the original ...
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How do you generate correlated ARMA(1,1) models?

I am interested in generating two ARMA(1,1) time series with a pre-defined cross-correlation p between x(t) and y(t). If you could please provide the mathematical framework and the code in R for ...
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How to Determine whether Simulation Draws are Correct

I have implemented algorithm 1 and 2 in this paper http://www.lse.ac.uk/statistics/documents/researchreport61.pdf for the analysis/simulation hidden states for some time series. The reason why I am ...
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How to synchronize two signals using FFT in R?

I have two signals that I want to synchronize. I could achieve this by doing a cross-correlation using the ccf function and finding the lag time at which the ...
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Cross correlation using photographic film

I used to work for a guy who told me about working for an oil company, probably in the 1960's, doing cross correlation work by sliding two pieces of developed film strips across each other (maybe they ...
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How to estimate the percent of the variation of a time series explained by another time series (non-stationary)?

I've been learning about time series analysis because I want to understand how much groundwater level changes in an aquifer affect land subsidence (land sinking). I have two time series: (1) ...
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Hayashi yoshida estimator for correlation not coming between -1 to 1

I took two time series data with 141 data points in total with time stamps. i found out actual correlation between them which is about 0.97. Now i find the Hayashi Yoshida estimator for correlation. ...
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Linear regression with a delay : $R(t)= a S(t-\delta) + \epsilon$

$R(t)$ corresponds to soil respiration values in function of the time $S(t)$ corresponds to solar radiation values in function of the time $R(t) = a S(t-\delta) + \epsilon$ How calculate the ...
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Spatial Cross-correlation Function

I have code that calculates a bias-adjusted estimator xi(r) defined as a measure of the excess probability dP, above what is expected for an unclustered random ...
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Reproduce Cross Correlation results in Python

I'm trying and failing to reproduce the results found in this paper, where the cross correlation between two distributions is calculated: ...
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Formatting Time-series data for Cross-correlation

In an experiment we measured 100 response times for each subject. The data has the following format: ...
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3 month forecast for commodity prices in R - general help for approach

In the following I'll describe my undertaking as detailed as possible in order to provide you enough information. Please keep in mind (when answering) that neither I'm a matematician nor a ...
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Cross-correlation vs. Pearson Correlation

In general terms, what is the difference(s) between cross-correlation with lag = 0 and Pearson correlation?
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Cross correlation for very sparse binary data

I have a very large (5271159x60) sparse (~2.5%) binary matrix, and I'd like to calculate the cross correlation between each of the columns (sensors) for a series of lags from -10:10, which would give ...
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Matching two power signals for similarity

Below are the images of two signals that i plotted. Both the signals are from fridge belonging to different houses. Visually looking at the plot i can tell that these plots belong to fridge as they ...
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Maximal coss-correlation formula

I'm reading "Comparing SVM and Convolutional Networks for Epileptic Seizure Prediction from Intracranial EEG" by Yann Lecun et al, and in the paper they present the following formula for maximal ...
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Cross correlation of two power signals

I have two devices and their power usage data. I am trying to see how co related these two devices are. i.e If i use device 1 then how often i am using device 2. It will be helpful if anyone can ...
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Counterintuitive result when comparing two groups of time series

I have two groups of time series and I am testing the hypothesis that the groups can be distinguished in some way. Each time series is measurements of an individual’s pupil size as they listen to an ...
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Can I remove seasonality from a cross-correlation using LOESS?

I’m attempting to determine if relationships between two abiotic variables: river discharge (flow; $m^3/s^{-1}$) , temperature ($^oC$) and a response: juvenile fish biomass ($g/m^2$) have any ...
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Validating cross correlation between sine and cos, shouldn't phase lag be pi/2?

I have asked this question but did not get a satisfactory answer. ...
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Proper normalized cross-correlation

I'm confused with the widely used approach to compute the normalized cross-correlation which is something like this: Standardize the argument vectors (of equal length $n$). Slide one over the other ...
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Initiator follower analysis with time series data sets

I am a newbie to this forum. I searched different white papers and codes on google but couldn't find a solution, that's when I registered on this forum.. Please share in case you guys have a idea as ...
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How to understand this “normalized product-moment correlation” description

I've recently come across this formula from an ITU-T standard in a project that I'm working on. The application of the formula is to compare two vectors containing some per frame statistics from two ...
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ANOVA and dependence WITHIN a group

I have three different methods that I would like to compare using ANOVA. The variable to compare is method accuracy that I get trough cross-validation. This means that the same data set (N=60 ...
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Cross-correlation in matlab: symmetrical plot and sign convention

I have two cosine signals in MATLAB both having a frequency of 100 Hz and the second signal has been delayed in time by 0.003 seconds. Both signals have been sampled at 1 Khz. When I use the cross ...
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Interpreting CCF correlation in R

I am using ccf to find a correlation between 2 time series. I am getting a plot that looks like that: Note that I am mainly interested in correlation for the ...
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Cross-correlation in R – dealing with missing values

I have two time series. One is an environmental variable (n = 108) organized by year and month. The other is a biological variable, also organized by year and month, but I have no data for some months ...
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Convert Cross Correlation to Probability value

How can I convert the [-1;1] bound cross correlation value to a probability [0;1]. Cross correlation measures the similarity of two signals / images A,B, I aim at expressing this in the probability ...
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How to perform proper data mining on time-series data?

I have some daily data from city A, B, C. Values from city A are highly correlated with values from other cities for lag -1,-2,-3 and -4. I want to use Random Forest, SVM and ANN to predict values ...
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Which Xcorr to choose in a concrete situation: normalized/not, biased/unbiased?

I have 2 data sets, one is binned and another is not, 9000 values each. Something like this: ...
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Finding a subset of the data in which two variables are independent

I have a dataset of ~400 subjects. For each subject, I have about 18 variables (V1...V18), all of those continuous and measured at the same timepoint. A paper I'm working on would benefit from ...
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Crosscorrelation of stochastic process

Let $Z_1,Z_2 $ i.i.d. standard normal $$ X(t) = \begin{cases} 0, & \text{if } t<Z_1, t<Z_2\\ 1, & \text{if } Z_1\le t <Z_2 \text{ or } Z_2\le t <Z_1 \\ 2, & \text{if } t\ge ...
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How can I specify cross-correlations between differential equations?

for my Master thesis I want to model co-movements between two commodity forward curve. First, I specify the model for a single forward curve $F(t,T)= \bar{F}_0(t)e^{s(T_i)-y(t,T-t)(T-t)}$ where ...
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Correlation coefficient in longitudinal data

We are performing a longitudinal analysis over different characteristics (variables) of a single subject of analysis. Our goal is not to make any predictions, but rather analyse correlations among ...
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Cross-Correlating more than Two Time Series

this is my first post to stackexchange, I have read many solutions, especially to programming questions in R and have appreciated their helpfulness. Currently I find myself stuck with a time series ...
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Practical meaning of expected value, standard deviation & correlation

We've got given annual results of two stock companies described with following values: Company X: expected value $\mu_X=0.05$, standard deviation $\sigma_X=0.02$ Company Y: expected value ...
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Regression with t distributed autocorrelated errors

I am new, so please bear with me, until its correctly formulated: In short: I am doing simultaneous non-linear regression (parameter estimation) of two different parametric models to three different, ...
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Prewhitening time series: ARIMA-modelling versus polynomial trendelimination

I'm concerned with Box-Jenkins-models and especially the first step, the prewhitening to obtain meaningful crosscorrelations for identifying transfer functions and building regression models. I'm ...
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Multivariant time series in R. How to find lagged correlation and build model for forecasting

I'm new in the page and pretty new in statistics and R. I'm working on a project for college with the objective of finding the correlation between rain and water flow level in rivers. Once the ...