Vector Subtraction

Technical Analysis Indicator: sub

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Function Prototype

/* Vector Subtraction */
/* Type: simple */
/* Input arrays: 2    Options: 0    Output arrays: 1 */
/* Inputs: real, real */
/* Options: none */
/* Outputs: sub */
int ti_sub_start(TI_REAL const *options);
int ti_sub(int size,
      TI_REAL const *const *inputs,
      TI_REAL const *options,
      TI_REAL *const *outputs);

Description

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Sub simply takes two input arrays and returns their difference.

$$sub_{t} = a_{t} - b_{t}$$

This is sometimes useful as a building block to more complex functions.

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Example Usage

Calling From C

/* Example usage of Vector Subtraction */
/* Assuming that 'input1' and 'input2' are pre-loaded arrays of size 'in_size'. */
TI_REAL *inputs[] = {input1, input2};
TI_REAL options[] = {}; /* No options */
TI_REAL *outputs[1]; /* sub */

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

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

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

Calling From Lua (with Tulip Chart bindings)

-- Example usage of Vector Subtraction
sub = ti.sub(input1, input2)

Example Calculation

dateinputinput2sub
2005-11-0181.5981.85-0.26
2005-11-0281.0681.20-0.14
2005-11-0382.8781.551.32
2005-11-0483.0082.910.09
2005-11-0783.6183.100.51
2005-11-0883.1583.41-0.26
2005-11-0982.8482.710.13
2005-11-1083.9982.701.29
2005-11-1184.5584.200.35
2005-11-1484.3684.250.11
2005-11-1585.5384.031.50
2005-11-1686.5485.451.09
2005-11-1786.8986.180.71
2005-11-1887.7788.00-0.23
2005-11-2187.2987.60-0.31

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