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Fractal dimension of time series as a measure of investment risk


  • Witold Orzeszko

    (Wydzial Nauk Ekonomicznych i Zarzadzania UMK)


A concept of fractal dimension as a measure of risk in securities trading is presented in this paper. The two methods of calculating fractal dimension of time series – R/S analysis and segment-variation method are described and applied to indices of the Warsaw Stock Exchange.

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  • Witold Orzeszko, 2010. "Fractal dimension of time series as a measure of investment risk," Acta Universitatis Nicolai Copernici, Ekonomia, Uniwersytet Mikolaja Kopernika, vol. 41, pages 57-70.
  • Handle: RePEc:cpn:umkanc:2010:p:57-70

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