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A functional data based method for time series classification

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  • Andrés M. Alonso

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  • David Casado

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  • Sara López Pintado

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  • Juan Romo

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    We propose using the integrated periodogram to classify time series. The method assigns a new element to the group minimizing the distance from the integrated periodogram of the element to the group mean of integrated periodograms. Local computation of these periodograms allows the application of the approach to nonstationary time series. Since the integrated periodograms are functional data, we apply depth-based techniques to make the classification robust. The method provides small error rates with both simulated and real data, and shows good computational behaviour.

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    Paper provided by Universidad Carlos III, Departamento de Estadística y Econometría in its series Statistics and Econometrics Working Papers with number ws087427.

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    Keywords: Time series; Classification; Integrated periodogram; Data depth;

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