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By A. Ramachandra Rao, Khaled H. Hamed, Huey-Long Chen (auth.)

Conventionally, time sequence were studied both within the time area or the frequency area. The illustration of a sign within the time area is localized in time, i.e . the price of the sign at each one immediate in time is easily outlined . even though, the time illustration of a sign is poorly localized in frequency , i.e. little information regarding the frequency content material of the sign at a definite frequency may be identified via the sign within the time area . however, the illustration of a sign within the frequency area is definitely localized in frequency, yet is poorly localized in time, and to that end it's most unlikely to inform while yes occasions happened in time. In learning desk bound or conditionally desk bound strategies with combined spectra , the separate use of time area and frequency area analyses is enough to show the constitution of the method . effects mentioned within the past chapters recommend that the time sequence analyzed during this publication are conditionally desk bound methods with combined spectra. also, there's a few indication of nonstationarity, in particular in longer time series.

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A) Temperatureseries and(b) temperature gradient series of Profile 12 10. The numbers atdifferentdepths indicatethe corr esponding segments. 3. One f of the mostcorrunon types ofnonstationarityis of the form in Eq . 1. x, '" 1-1, ... 1) where X, is the observedtimeseries. 1-1, is a deterministic time dependentfunction,and Z, is a zero- meanstationary stochastic process. Typical examplesare timeseries with trend componentswhen 11-, is an increasing or decreasingfunction of timein the formof a polynomial,and seasonaltimeseries when jL, is represented as thesum of anumberof trigonometric functions.

The test statistic Q is given by Eq . 6. This is a parame tric test and requires the datato be random and normally distributed. c) Wo rsley L ikelihood R atio Test (W orsley, 1979) Thi s test is designedto detecta change in the mean of a time series. The values of S~ from Eq . 2 are weighted according to their positions in the time series 0 1 fonn the given in Eq . 7. 7) The test statistic W is then calculatedas in Eq . 8, (3. 9) Statistical Tests of Significance 31 Worsley (1979) gives criticalvalues of W.

3) of synthetic series. are generated by sampling fro m thetheoretical (degCf/sec and E B atchelorspectrumwith x, ranging from (1013)* 10-' to fixed at 1(t6 m2/sec' . Each segment contai ns 768 observations. 3 is represented by B (10"'. 8. 4) of synthetic series. eachof which consistsof ten segments. l sec) and x, fixed at 10-6 (degC )2/sec. Each segment contains 256 observa tions. 5) of synthetic series are generatedby sampling from the theoretical B atchelor spec tru m with £ rangin g from (1013)* 10-' to 10-6 m2/sec~ and x, fixed at 10-6(degC)2/sec.

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