Archive for September, 2008

Moore et al. 2005

September 25, 2008

I originally planned to write a long post about signals and noise, but I guess it is better to focus on tiny details and write a book later.  Article New Tools for Analyzing Time
Series Relationships and Trends
by J. C. Moore, A. Grinsted, and S. Jevrejeva (Eos, Vol. 86, No. 24, 14 June 2005) got some attention in David Stockwell’s blog,  http://landshape.org/enm/rahmstorf-et-al-2007-ipcc-error/ . Very interesting article, but I’m afraid there’s something wrong with statements as

A wise choice of embedding dimension can be made with a priori insight or perhaps more commonly may be found by simply playing with the data.

Specially, Figure 3. of that article caught my eye:

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