Rate of Change Ratio

Technical Analysis Indicator: rocr

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Function Prototype

/* Rate of Change Ratio */
/* Type: indicator */
/* Input arrays: 1    Options: 1    Output arrays: 1 */
/* Inputs: real */
/* Options: period */
/* Outputs: rocr */
int ti_rocr_start(TI_REAL const *options);
int ti_rocr(int size,
      TI_REAL const *const *inputs,
      TI_REAL const *options,
      TI_REAL *const *outputs);

Description

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The Rate of Change Ratio indicator calculates the change between the current price and the price n bars ago.

It takes one parameter, the period n.

The calculation is as follows:

$$rocr_{t} = \frac{in_{t}}{in_{t-n}}$$

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Example Usage

Calling From C

/* Example usage of Rate of Change Ratio */
/* Assuming that 'input' is a pre-loaded array of size 'in_size'. */
TI_REAL *inputs[] = {input};
TI_REAL options[] = {5}; /* period */
TI_REAL *outputs[1]; /* rocr */

/* Determine how large the output size is for our options. */
const int out_size = in_size - ti_rocr_start(options);

/* Allocate memory for output. */
outputs[0] = malloc(sizeof(TI_REAL) * out_size); assert(outputs[0] != 0); /* rocr */

/* Run the actual calculation. */
const int ret = ti_rocr(in_size, inputs, options, outputs);
assert(ret == TI_OKAY);

Calling From Lua (with Tulip Chart bindings)

-- Example usage of Rate of Change Ratio
rocr = ti.rocr(input, 5)

Example Calculation

period = 5

dateinputrocr
2005-11-0181.59
2005-11-0281.06
2005-11-0382.87
2005-11-0483.00
2005-11-0783.61
2005-11-0883.151.02
2005-11-0982.841.02
2005-11-1083.991.01
2005-11-1184.551.02
2005-11-1484.361.01
2005-11-1585.531.03
2005-11-1686.541.05
2005-11-1786.891.04
2005-11-1887.771.04
2005-11-2187.291.04

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