Acta Geodaetica et Geophysica Hungarica

, Volume 47, Issue 1, pp 69–77 | Cite as

Geomechanical time series and its singularity spectrum analysis

  • A. A. LyubushinEmail author
  • Z. Kaláb
  • M. Lednická


The multifractal analysis is applied to the study of geomechanical monitoring time series. Estimation of singularity spectra parameters within moving time window for this monitoring time series provides a possibility for splitting the history of observations into few adjacent fragments which could reflect e.g. hidden different states of the rock massif in the vicinity of measuring station. In this contribution, analysis of time series of measured distances is presented. A laser distance meter is used for measuring the height of a large chamber in the medieval Jeroným Mine (Czech Republic). This time series separation into individual segments using singularity spectra parameters is important for possible comprehensive analysis of data in individual time periods and/or between individual time periods.


geomechanical time series laser distance meter singularity spectrum time series segmentation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Physics of the Earth Russian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Institute of GeonicsAcademy of Sciences of the Czech Republic OstravaCzech Republic

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