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Compute result appears slightly "biased"

PostPosted: Tue May 17, 2016 3:50 pm
by Lawrence
Hi,

I am taking a timeseries of forex prices.

I process the data to get an array of differences: y[i] = X[i]-x[i-1]

And I use this as my input and output!

The solution results are off center from 0, and have more spikes to top-side than the bottom. The data itself is more centered. That feels wrong to me.

I wanted to upload a picture but I get "could not upload attachment" error.

Code I am using is based on your timeseries demo.

Any thoughts?

Re: Compute result appears slightly "biased"

PostPosted: Wed May 18, 2016 12:28 pm
by Lawrence
Here are the graphs to illustrate the issue.

This is the Deltas (differences) - you can see red dots look to be centered around zero. But the blue line has a definite "upside" bias.

I have Sigmoid Alpha set as 1.

DeltaPrice.PNG
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Just for good measure I have included a graph of the original data, before taking differences

RawPrice.PNG
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