It describes the probabilistic dependence between the latent state variable and the observed measurement.

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State-space models for specifying rare events

I wonder if state-space models in the sense of Durbin and Koopman's book can be employed to represent time series in which a considerable amount of time the value is zero, followed by an abrupt change ...
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Model a Process using a Negative Binomial Distribution?

We have a random process that may-or-may-not occur multiple times in a set period of time $T$. We have a data feed from a pre-existing model of this process, that provides the probability of a number ...
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Noise identification in Kalman filtering procedure

Suppose I have a standard state-space model. The sample is, say, 1990-2015, quarterly data. I assume that in period 1990-2000 there were two sources of noise in the measurement equation, while in ...
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State Space Model Specification (KFAS)

I am using KFAS to fit a dynamic logistic model of the form; $\hat{y} = \bf \beta_t x + \epsilon$ $\beta_t = \beta_{t-1} + \eta$ So the regression parameters change over time, and act as latent ...
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Missing Data in CausalImpact and Additional Covariates

I am looking at the fantastic R package CausalImpact and had a couple questions hopefully someone can help with. What should be done when there are 0 values in a ...
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writing down likelihood for dynamic state space model?

I have a discrete-time state space model where observations depend on a latent rate $X$. The prior on the rate is $X \sim \mathrm{Normal}(\mu_x, \sigma_x)$. Each observation $Y_t$ is generated using ...
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SSM with a regression component with R (dlm)

I am trying to fit the following state space model. (1) Kt = K(t-1)* + ε1t (2) Yt = Kt + βZt + ε2t where, t is time, Yt is the observable variable (at t), Kt is the unobservable trend, and Zt is a ...
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How to show that any Gaussian time-series is linear one?

In this paper I saw the following statement: If the time series is Gaussian (i.e., normally distributed) then the best linear forecast is in fact the best of all possible forecasts: No ...
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What nonlinear extension of ARMA and State Space Model do exist?

In ARMA model we postulate that predictions of time series can be calculated as a linear function of $N$ previous observations (AR part) and $K$ differences between the previous observations and the ...
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What are the more Advanced models for time series

As far as my studies go, I did: ARIMA in all sauces Dynamic linear models/state space model. The basics VAR(IMA) VECM I then tried to see if there is a model that combines some or most of the ...
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ARIMA(1,1,1) model to state space form

It's easy for me to fit ARIMA models in software such as R but I cannot find a "simple" example anywhere on the web for how to transform an ARIMA model to state space form (SSF)? I think it's the ...
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ML estimation - properties of mixed stationary non-stationary process

i try to estimate the following state space model: Measurement equation y(t) = a(t) + b(t) Transition equations a(t) = a(t-1) + e(t) b(t) = C*b(t-1) + u(t) where the observations y(t) are ...
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Find state space model to compare with Box-Jenkins ARIMA model

I asked a question here about how to get predictions for the random-walk component of an ARIMA model. Are there time series models in the state-space framework that might be suitable for the kind of ...
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Categorical distribution with time dependent parameters

I have a time series of categorical data: On any given day $t$ a vector $\vec{x}_t$ is observed of length $K=200$ where one element is $1$ and the rest are $0$. I have reason to believe that the ...
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Assumptions in CausalImpact package

I'm using the R package CausalImpact (Brodersen et. al, 2015) to estimate the impact of and event in a time series of tourists arrivals in a country. I compare it with other series of other countries ...
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JAGS, RJAGS: simple way to track the moment of a chain instead of the entire chain?

I have a state-space model coded into JAGS. The model predicts the latent state at each observation with ~40,000 observations. In rJAGS I can store the chains of the latent state, '$z$', but having a ...
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Statistical significance of state space models

I built a state-space model of time-series data and I want to examine the significance of estimated model parameters. Is there any method to address this issue? What statistical test should be used?
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How to report simple markov transition matrix

I have a beginners question on Markov chains. We found that a Markov chain might be a good way to describe the data we got from our experiment. Let's say we have two simple Markov transition matrix ...
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How to handle many-to-one data?

I'm trying a kaggle contest, just to improve my machine learning skills. The challenge I currently do involves many-to-one relational data. For instance, a person belongs to a municipality. A ...
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Estimating Kalman Filter parameters from repeated measurement of a process with R

I've asked a similar question here. A process is observed on various days, where each observation is a time series. for example the above figure shows 5 of these observations. My goal is to perform ...
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State Space ECM model

I want to estimate a TVP-ECM model in R. Is there a specific package in R that can handle TVP-ECM models? Thank you
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how can I use state space models for two dependent systems?

I use a space space model on my data and estimated its parameters via Kalman filtering. Now I have to expand it to two datasets. It means when you have two state space models and you want to see the ...
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On estimating ARIMA models on artificially made time series data

For each day, I observe my variable, y(t), for a period of 12 hours. In order to understand the data and make predictions, I want to put together these data and ...
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Extensions of bsts and CausalImpact to non-Gaussian exponential family distributions

The bsts and CausalImpact packages implement a state space time series model with an optional regularized regression component. ...
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Kalman filtering in [R] : FKF package and DLM

I am trying to implement a time varying state-space model in [R]. Model includes some exogenous variables that are part of the measurement and transition matrices. I tried multiple packages and my ...
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Why is forecasting of ARMA models performed by Kalman filter

What are the advantages of expressing an ARMA model as a state-space-model and do forecasting using a Kalman filter? This methodology is for example used in the SARIMAX implementation of ...
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Identifiability of a state space model (Dynamic Linear Model)

Take a general linear Gaussian state space model (SSM)(aka Dynamic Linear Model DLM): $X_{t+1}=FX_t + V_t$ $Y=HX_t+W_t$ $V_t \sim N(0,Q)$ $W_t \sim N(0,R)$ I am interested in the ...
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DLM with autocorrelated and non gaussian residuals

I quite new to state-space modelling, and I've been working on a DLM right now, using the dlm package (Petris, 2009). I want to forecast French car registrations since 1994 (till 2014), on a monthly ...
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DLM package, issues about specifying models with time-varying coefficient

I've been working on DLM package for the past few weeks. I've read the package manual and the paper written by Petris "dlm: an R package for Bayesian analysis of Dynamic Linear Models", but I am still ...
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State space model with intercept in transition equation and h-step forecast - FKF R

I think I found the solution myself but would need some verification by an expert. To see my solution you can skip the start and switch to the end of my question. My problem is now: How do I get a ...
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State-space model: measurement-driven steps?

I have a time series that seems to be well described by a univariate local level model (a changing bias in human visual perception, sampled at regular intervals). I have a hunch, however, that the ...
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Discrete sinusoidal to state space

I'm looking to apply an optimal LQR filter to a discrete signal of the form $x[n]=A \sin(\omega_0n + \phi)+ v[n]$ The amplitude $A$ and the phase $\phi$ are unknown variables I want to estimate ...
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Estimate latent states for a Bernoulli stace space model, when the latent states follow an AR(1) process

I am dealing with this model $$y_t|\alpha_t \sim Bernoulli \left( \frac{\exp (\alpha_t)}{ 1+ \exp(\alpha_t)} \right) $$ with $\alpha_t = \phi \alpha_{t-1} + \epsilon_t,$ where $\epsilon_t \sim ...
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How to represent an ARIMA(p,d,q) with dlm package in R? [closed]

I've been using DLM package for modeling my timeseries in state-space format, and then use Kalman Filter to get better 2 step-ahead forecasts. Even though I've read the vignette and parts of their ...
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How to use a Hidden Markov Model to detect state in a time series?

Questions Am I right in assuming that the emission probabilities will not be following a gaussian distribution for my particular problem? Obviously, I will need to train the model for state ...
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Exponential smoothing state space model - stationary required?

I came across with the Exponential smoothing state space model for time series forecasting. My question is if it does require that the time series is stationary? Is there any paper that explicitly ...
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Jags - estimates are same as true values of y?

Lets say I have the following state space model: $y_t = \beta_t x_t + \epsilon_t$ $\beta_{t+1} = \mu_t + \beta_t \eta_t$ $\mu_{t+1} = \mu_t + \omega_t$ All my true values for $y$ are known, but I ...
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Can Jags be used to fit classical inference state space models?

Can Jags be used to fit classical inference state space models (that is without using a Bayesian approach by specifying a prior)? To be fully clear: can I estimate a state space model such as the ...
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Augmenting Kalman filter with parameter — what does the initial value mean?

It is a fairly standard trick to augment a Kalman Filter with unknown parameters and to propagate them forth with zero error to estimate them. I was wondering if anyone could tell me what the ...
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State space models in dlm package - how to add a non time-varying constant?

I am trying to compare the following two models: \begin{align} y_t &= \beta_{0,t} + \beta_{1,t} x_{t} + \epsilon_t\\ \beta_{1, t+1} &= \beta_{1,t} + \eta_t\\ \beta_{0, t+1} &= ...
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How to specify a state space model with cycle in this case?

I am trying to specify a state space model for the dependent variable from this graph. As you can see, there clearly seems to be cyclical behaviour. Therefore, I tried to specify the following state ...
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Doubt in state space representation for time series model

$y$ is scalar observations and so C will be a 1x2 matrix. I want to represent the following model as a state space representation so as to estimate the hidden states from the noisy observations $y$ ...
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How does this expected value translate into a conditional variance?

I'm working with a simple local level model in a textbook \begin{align} y_t &= \alpha_t + \epsilon_t, \qquad \epsilon_t \sim N(0, \sigma_\epsilon^2) \\ \alpha_{t+1} &= \alpha_t + \eta_t, ...
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Information about Kalman Filter

I was intending to develop a paper work using Kalman Filter, but I have a few questions about this subject: What are the main differences between a simple AR Model and Kalman Filter? Would it be at ...
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State Space model question

I am looking for some help with estimating Space state model of this form: $r_{t} = r^{*}_{t} + \pi + \varepsilon_{1}$ $R_{t}= r^{*}_{t} + \alpha + \pi + \varepsilon_{2}$ $r^{*}_{t} = ...
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Comparison between ARIMA and ETS models

I have a time series that I'm fitting models to, using R. I have chosen an ARIMA model based on minimising the AIC_C values. The ETS model (ets()) was chosen based on minimising the model accuracy ...
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Which econometric indices are best for macroeconomic variables?

I want to test index models that are applicable to macroeconomic data to test my hypothesis in R or some other statistical software (I have most of them). The properties of most of the macroeconomic ...
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How do you simulate two correlated AR(p) time series?

I would be interested in the mathematical framework plus code in R if possible. Basically I want to find out the parameters of the two AR(p) models if I already specificed a certain cross-correlation ...
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Estimation of a system

Suppose we have a system that essentially evolves as follows: ...
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What's the model representation for the first difference of a local level model?

This is my first exercise for space state models and I've a few questions I'd need to resolve before I actually start doing the exercise. Unfortunately, I'm self teaching (I have no professor to ask) ...