Detrended fluctuation analysis (DFA)

Function and examples for running DFA


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DFA implementation for determining the scaling coefficient characterizing the self affinity of the input data. For the interpretation of the outputs and algorithm overview see (e.g.) Peng et al., 1996.

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Martin Magris (2023). Detrended fluctuation analysis (DFA) (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

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Function and examples included. DFA in its simplest and original implementation. For exploratoy analyses and educational outreach. Descriptions assume basic knowledge of the DFA principle and its corresponding terminology.