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Testing significance of a treatment inducing correlations over a time series

Example data In the example dataset, there are 3 distinct biological measurements, over 3 time points (0,12,24hrs) for 19 individuals. These individuals have been divided into 2 groups: treatment and ...
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Testing the hypothesis on clustering

I have a number of samples. For each, there is a time course of multivariate data defined, with $t$ timepoints ($t < 50$) and $n$ variables ($n > 100$). We have noted that the time courses of a ...
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Can we skip the lower order terms in interactions? [duplicate]

This question is about three-way interaction and the possibility of applying without second lower terms with keeping the main variables in the equation not like the other questions. In fact the other ...
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How to down weight correlations in my microarray analysis?

Background: I have been tasked in one part of my analysis to reproduce a method used in another study as follows in bullet points form: Microarray data from a number of time points Calculate ...
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F-statistic value is too high for my model

Number of obs = 501 , Method: Fixed-effects regression Number of groups = 101 F( 10, 100) = 3422.31 , Prob > F = 0.0000 , ...
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Confidence Interval Application to a time series

So I'm not sure if I 100% grasp confidence intervals. Say I have a huge data set of a bond prices from 1996 to present in MINUTES. Suppose I separate each data by day. If I were to use a Dickey Fuller ...
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Method for detecting anomalies in timeseries?

I am exploring creating alerts for anomalies in a timeseries. Say that I have a graph like this: There are two anomalies here that I would wanted to be alerted on: First, on April 7th with there ...
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Test if advertising raised sales?

I have an (offline) advertising campaign that I'm running in one city. I'm trying to figure out how to answer the following questions: What are the chances that the advertising campaign has no ...
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Why could mean centering change results

I used centering for my variables due to multicolleanirity and surprisingly the results (from before to after centering) changed for two interacted variables; one from significantly negative to ...
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Testing significance of correlation between two autocorrelated series

Say I collected the shin bones of N different skeletons; they are all around 30cm long, and I measured different properties P1, P2, P3, P4 and P5 along these bones every 3mm (so I have 100 data points ...
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How to determine if two time series are significantly related to each other

Based on our knowledge of other characteristics of these two variables, we have reason to believe that changes in admits to a ward has an impact on a certain bad outcome on that ward (these are counts ...
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Statistical significance of coherence values

I have two signals sampled at 100 Hz during 3 seconds. So I have 300 sample points at each signal series. I want to calculate coherence values between these two time series and would like to know ...
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statistical comparison of power spectrums over all frequencies

So I have N=147 control time-series signals and N=134 treatment (THC) signals. I want to compare if there are any significant differences in frequency power in the two groups. The top part of the ...
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Help for planning a neuroscience experiment

I'm new here. I am planning a neuroscience experiment. I will be measuring brain signals from about twenty subjects. I will present the subjects four different kinds of stimuli. After all the data ...
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Statistical significance in time series and sub-series

So, when I did first year stats in undergrad, we did an experiment where we tampered with a bunch of coins, to see if it would cause a statistical difference in the results. This is a graph of the ...
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How to model to improve the room usage efficiency based on motion sensor history

To reduce the confusion, I changed my application from traffic to meeting room, so this application is about modeling a meeting room efficiency , the data collection is built by placing a kind of ...
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How can I statistically compare two time-series? [duplicate]

I have two time-series. Data have been logged over time for two different objects. Is there a significance test, applicable in SPSS or Minitab, that can be used to determine whether there is a ...
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Performance testing: detecting changes in distributions over time

I have an interesting application I’d like some advice on. A common task when working with stochastic systems in an engineering context is testing for regressions and improvements in performance. ...
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statistical test for sequence of data

There is a sequence of data. It might have different types of trend, i.e., increasing, decreasing, and even cycling pattern. But there is an assumption that these trends should be smooth. (maybe not ...
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Standard deviation of percentage changes in a time course

I ran into a problem analysing some data I produced. I measured concentrations in biological samples in a time course manner. I measured three replicates for each of the seven time points. I can ...
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Asymptotic distribution for t-test with time series

I once read the following statement: Given the following equation $ Y_t= c + a Y_{t-1} + \theta_t$ If $c\neq 0$, then the t-ratio for testing $H_0 : a=1$ is asymptotically normal. If $c=0$, then ...
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Significance of time course difference over interval

I am dealing with some data which plotted looks like: I would like to add a level of significance to my claim that the values of the two time courses are different over the latter half of the ...
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How to test whether a time series is significantly non-zero at any point in time?

I have some data that varies over time, and cannot be described by a simple model. In fact we don't care what the model is at all, we just want to know whether it is significantly non-zero at any ...
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Choosing significance level alpha and max_lag for Granger causality

I am really new to Granger Causality and am just rabidly experimenting with this MATLAB function: granger_cause(x,y,alpha,max_lag) ...
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Time series data analysis - determining significance between treatment and control

We have some time series data for evaluating the effect of a drug in an animal model, with two dose levels and a control. So far we've looked at ANOVA for each time point, and there's a significant ...
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What is the definition of one-sample Kolmogorov–Smirnov test?

I have a time series data set of photon arrival times from a detector and need to know whether the arrival time is uniform.It is a continuous distribution? I have calculated the maximum $D$ between ...
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Comparison of horizon forecasted values for two models (ARIMA and NAR)?

I fitted ARIMA and NAR models to 10 different univariate time series. These time series are water characteristics at a water treatment plant (CO$_2$, TDS, TH, pH, ...). After fitting suitable models ...
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When testing CAPM why is r-squared so low?

I am testing CAPM, Fama-French & Carhart-models (so a 1-factor, 3-factor and 4-factor model) for financial portfolios (60 observations). There is one type of portfolio with low R²'s. The CAPM ...
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Ljung-Box Statistics for ARIMA residuals in R: confusing test results

I have a time series I am trying to forecast, for which I have used the seasonal ARIMA(0,0,0)(0,1,0)[12] model (=fit2). It is different from what R suggested with auto.arima (R calculated ...
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Statistical significance of long term trend?

I have data sets of long term climatology wind speed data on daily basis for 1950-2000. I have calculated the mean for every year and calculated trend pattern, it shows some positive trend of 0.05 ...
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Comparing two sets of time-series (physiological measures)

I need help in finding which statistical approach I need to use. I have two groups: G1 (disease) and control. For both groups we measured their blood level every 10 minutes: 0 to 650 min. We are ...
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Statistical test for a significant change in time series (sales) trend after policy change

My apologies if this has been addressed before, however my experience with statistics is a bit limited, particularly when it comes to time series analyses. My current question relates to the ...
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Detecting a (statistically) significant change in time series trend

Suppose I have two time series (Series1 and Series2) which are identical from timePeriod -200 to timePeriod 0. Say that in timePeriod 0 they are both equal to 100. Series1is equal to 200 at timePeriod ...
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How to test if two populations are different with the x axis a time variable

I have two populations: Class A and Class B. Both populations have two variables: ...
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Calculating differences between groups and across time (age)

Let's say I have data of one variable $V$ measured for two groups of individuals ($a$ and $b$) and I want to see whether there is a significant difference between them and over time, i.e. $V_a$ stays ...
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Deciding if my mutant strains are significantly different from my wild type from data measured over time or from gradients

I have a set of data which is the oxygen consumption of a wild type (WT) and a few mutants. I averaged the data and plotted graphs with each mutant and WT series and plotted a line of best fit. Is ...
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Time variation in coefficients

Given $x_t, y_t$ ($t=1,\ldots,240$), I want to estimate $y_t = \alpha_t + \beta_t x_t$ and test $H_0: \alpha_1=\ldots=\alpha_T=0$. It is crucial to allow for time variation in the regression ...
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Spotting trends in time based data

I have a dataset which I need to spot trends in. The actual data refers to operation calls which take a certain amount of time to complete. My client wants to know which operation calls are improving ...
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Statistical significance of stock portfolio returns?

I bought 3 stocks on 1/1/2013: ABC, ACME, WRAM. By 3/1/2013, I earned a 10% return. During the same period, the S&P 500 returned 5%. Is my superior performance statistically significant?
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the approach for checking whether a process is stable?

I have two scenarios for time series data. 1) I have a uni-variate variable spanning across the time axis, are there any approaches or statistic to check whether this process is stable? 2) I have a ...
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Comparing strength of trend and seasonality for various levels of aggregation

I have a monthly time-series for which I've fitted the time-series regression model including linear trend and 11 dummy variables for seasonality. Then, I aggregated the original time-series to ...
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What test should I use to determine if a policy change had a statistically significant impact on website registrations?

A client's website was operating under a certain policy for membership sign ups for over a year. At the start of October 2012 the client implemented a new policy for sign ups that was supposed to ...
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Appropriate significance test for peak level in a time series

I have collected biometric data on two stimuli (they are TV ads). The output is a second by second response, with values from $0$ to $1$. I want to know whether the peak response from one ad is higher ...
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How to compare two time series?

I have collected temperature readings for 4 locations on a beach in Cornwall UK using data loggers. The loggers recorded temperature every 15 mins accurate to .1 of a degree (Celsius). The loggers ...
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Effect of duration of treatment on the outcome at different time points

I am interested in knowing if the duration of treatment has an effect on treatment with two different drugs. We have used two different drugs to treat cerebral ischemia (brain damage) and continued ...
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Some questions about VAR-models, $\Phi$-matrix-coefficients and partial-(auto-)correlations

There is an abundance of literature about VAR-models, which teaches how to test preconditions, specify and estimate VAR-models for stationary and also cointegrated time-series. However, I'm still a ...
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How to compare the accuracy of two different models using statistical significance

I am working on time series prediction. I have two data sets $D1=\{x_1, x_2,....x_n\}$ and $D2=\{x_n+1, x_n+2, x_n+3,...., x_n+k\}$. I have three prediction models: $M1, M2, M3$. All of those model ...
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Testing for statistically significant difference in time series?

I have the time series of the prices of two securities, A and B, over the same period of time and sampled at the same frequency. I would like to test whether there is any statistically significant ...
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What is a reasonable independence test for a time series?

Suppose that I have a time series, $x_{1:n}$, and I would like to test whether they are all independent samples from the uniform distribution on $[0,1]$. This is a somewhat basic question, but how do ...
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How to determine if a price decrease is historically significant?

I am creating a program to collect and analyze prices for goods and alert the user when the price decreases so that they can buy it on "sale." I know a little statistics (e.g. standard deviation) but ...