# Cycles - Decoding the Hidden Rhythm

Cycle Analysis

#### Introduction

#### Cycles Explained

Introduction to Cycles

#### Cycle Analysis Explained

Why are cycles so important? Our daily work schedule is determined by the day and night cycles t...

#### Cycle Parameters Explained

The following chart summarizes all relevant parameters related to a "perfect" sinewave cyle: ...

#### Dynamic Nature of Cycles

Cycles are not static Dominant Cycles morph over time because of the nature of inner parameters ...

#### Asymmetric Business Cycles and Skew Factors

Preface: Cycle analysis and cycle forecasting often imply the use of a symmetric time distributio...

#### Cycle Scanner Framework

#### Framework Overview

The following figure outlines how the Cycle Scanner algorithm works. The following pages describe...

#### Detrending

The algorithm has a dynamic filter for de-trending that is required for data preprocessing. Detre...

#### Cycle Detection

As we now have the cyclical data set prepared, the next step is to discover the individual cycles...

#### Cycle Validation

After finishing cycle analysis, we will get a list of detected active cycles. The cycle detection...

#### Ranking

An important final step in making sense of the cyclic information is to establish a measurement f...

#### Spectral Averaging

Cycles are not static, so what? Most cycle analysts have seen the moment-to-moment fluctuations,...

#### Endpoint flattening

The digital signal processing (e.g. Discrete Fourier Fransform) assumes that the time domain data...