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## Time Series

A comparison of a variable to itself over time. One of the most common time series, especially in technical analysis, is a comparison of prices over time. For example, one may compile a time series of a security over the course of a week or a month or a year, and then use it in the determination of future price movements.

## time series

A set of variables with values related to the respective times the variables are measured. Thus, a weekly record of a stock's price throughout a period of years is a time series. Time series are often used to project future values by observing how the value of a variable has changed in the past.
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## time series

any statistical information recorded over successive time periods. See TIME-SERIES ANALYSIS.
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Coverage of several mainstream modeling approaches in time series is combined with recent developments in time series analysis in this text for a graduate course on Bayesian time series modeling and analysis.
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