Wavelet Based Smoothing in Time Series Prediction with Neural Networks

  • Uroš Lotrič
  • Andrej Dobnikar


To reduce the influence of noise in time series prediction, a neural network, the multilayered perceptron, is combined with smoothing units based on the wavelet multiresolution analysis. Two approaches are compared: smoothing based on the statistical criterion and smoothing which uses the prediction error as the criterion. For the latter an algorithm for simultaneous setting of free parameters of the smoothing unit and the multilayered perceptron is derived. Prediction of noisy time series is shown to be better with the model based on the prediction error.


Time Series Prediction Error Time Series Prediction Back Propagation Algorithm Thick Black Line 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Uroš Lotrič
  • Andrej Dobnikar
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  1. 1.Faculty of Computer and Information ScienceUniversity of LjubljanaSlovenia

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