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Multifractal detrended fluctuation analyses

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Multifractal detrended fluctuation analyses



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In stochastic processes, chaos theory and time series analysis, detrended fluctuation analysis (DFA) is a method for determining the statistical self-affinity of a signal by computing alpha (or Hurst exponent H).It is useful for analysing time series that appear to be long-range dependent processes. However, the conventional DFA only scale the second order statistical moment and assumes that the process are normal distributed. MFDFA1 and MFDFA2 in the present zip-folder computes the H(q) for all q-order statistical moments as well as the local Hurst exponent H(t). Furthermore, H(q) and H(t) are also used to compute the multifractal spectrum D(h) by a legendre transform of H(q) or directly from the histogram of H(t).

If the codes are used in scientific publications please cite Ihlen (2012) contained in the zip-folder.

Modifications of MFDFA code with wavelet and EMD detrending are availible at

MATLAB release MATLAB 7.8 (R2009a)
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08 Sep 2016 tilfani oussama

please i can't adapt the code with my data, may aim is to show mutlifractality on financial time series, can someone send me the code or give me some idea to adapt it.

29 Aug 2016 uday

uday (view profile)

How can I implement two dimensional DFA using this code. Thank you

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04 Aug 2016 Hal Knowles

Truly incredible research, coding, and generosity in sharing the work!

25 Jul 2016 Yan Jiang

Absolute fantastic work!

09 Apr 2016 xiuling yu

25 Feb 2016 Faiza Bukenya

Thank you so much for the code. if i want to segment images. How do i use multifractal to segment the images.

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06 Mar 2014 Yanqing

Very elaborate tutorial! Great works.

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