Standard Error Over Period

Technical Analysis Indicator: stderr

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Function Prototype

/* Standard Error Over Period */
/* Type: math */
/* Input arrays: 1    Options: 1    Output arrays: 1 */
/* Inputs: real */
/* Options: period */
/* Outputs: stderr */
int ti_stderr_start(TI_REAL const *options);
int ti_stderr(int size,
      TI_REAL const *const *inputs,
      TI_REAL const *options,
      TI_REAL *const *outputs);

Description

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The Standard Error Over Period indicator calculates the standard error of the input mean over a moving window.

It takes one parameters: the period n.

$$ma_{t} = \frac{1}{n} \sum_{i=0}^{n-1} in_{t-i}$$
$$stderr_{t} = \frac{1}{\sqrt{n}} \sqrt {\frac{1}{n} \sum_{i=0}^{n-1} (in_{t-i}-ma_{t})^{2}}$$

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Example Usage

Calling From C

/* Example usage of Standard Error Over Period */
/* 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]; /* stderr */

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

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

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

Calling From Lua (with Tulip Chart bindings)

-- Example usage of Standard Error Over Period
stderr = ti.stderr(input, 5)

Example Calculation

period = 5

dateinputstderr
2005-11-0181.59
2005-11-0281.06
2005-11-0382.87
2005-11-0483.00
2005-11-0783.610.42
2005-11-0883.150.39
2005-11-0982.840.13
2005-11-1083.990.19
2005-11-1184.550.27
2005-11-1484.360.30
2005-11-1585.530.39
2005-11-1686.540.41
2005-11-1786.890.46
2005-11-1887.770.53
2005-11-2187.290.34

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