Market Analysis Background and Related Work

  • Antonio M. L. Canelas
  • Rui F. M. M. Neves
  • Nuno C. G. Horta
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology book series (BRIEFSAPPLSCIENCES)


In this chapter some fundamental concepts, necessary to understand the developed work, are addressed, particularly the domain relative to financial markets and time series analysis. Furthermore several methodologies applied to market investment and especially to pattern detection are presented. Finally an introduction to the SAX representation method will be presented and previous works using this methodology will be discussed.


Technical Analysis Fundamental Analysis Perceptually Important Points (PIP) Symbolic Aggregate Approximation (SAX) Pattern Recognition Pattern Discovery 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Antonio M. L. Canelas
    • 1
  • Rui F. M. M. Neves
    • 1
  • Nuno C. G. Horta
    • 1
  1. 1.Instituto de Telecomunicações/Instituto Superior TécnicoLisbonPortugal

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