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Haar Wavelet with Lifting and Incremental Option

• Here's an indicator (Haar wavelet with lifting) which, similar to the other wavelet implementations I posted, can essentially break a time series down to constituent frequency components. However because this is implemented via lifting it reduces boundary effects To be more compliant with Daniel R.'s vision, this does not use numpy and all calculations are done internally with no libraries.

This can be used as a crossover indicator for someone who wants an off the shelf solution. For the more advanced user I've also implemented basic thresholding of the wavelet coefficients (threshlist), or you can pick out a wavelet level in isolation (coeffpick).

Further, it also has an incremental flag which although very computationally expensive (an inefficiency that I may refine later on) shows the current bar value without computing from future bars. I don't know that this really makes as much of a difference in practice as an indicator, however.

This is implemented in Python 3.

To call:

examplelwt = bbhaarlift(self.data, coefflev=9, coeffpick = 3, blnincremental = True, threshlist=[1, 1, 1, 1, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0])

Where coeffpick and threshlist are mutually exclusive use one or the other. If both are provided, coeffpick takes precedence. The above picks out the third wavelet level out of nine total.

Because this uses lifting, 2**n bars are needed for calculation. If coefflev isn't provided, the routine uses the next lowest power of 2 bars. Ie. all the bars it can given your input data length.

And here's the code:

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'''

# input lengths must be a power of two for haar with lifting:

class bbhaarlift(bt.Indicator):

plotinfo = dict(subplot=False)
lines = ('haarlift', )
params = (('coefflev', None),
('coeffpick', None),
('blnincremental', False),
('threshlist', ))      #2**coefflev data points required or 2**coefflev

@staticmethod
def next_power_of_2(x):
return 1 if x == 0 else 2 ** (x.bit_length() -1)

def once(self, start, end):
self.blnforward = 1
self.blninverse = 2

#create dummy line to manipulate and desired 2** data length (max or selected)
lstinputdata = self.data.array[:]                                   #make a copy of the list/array
if self.params.coefflev is None:                                    #max available data length
pow2padding = self.next_power_of_2(len(lstinputdata))           #input needs to be power of two data points
else:                                                               #selected 2** from coefflev
if self.next_power_of_2(len(lstinputdata)) < pow2padding: raise ValueError("COEFF LEVEL %s GREATER THAN MAX DATA LENGTH %s AVAILABLE" % (self.params.coefflev, self.next_power_of_2(len(lstinputdata))))

if self.params.coefflev is None:

# If specific coeffpick selected set it to one, and others to zero:
if self.params.coeffpick is not None:
self.params.threshlist =  * self.params.coeffpick +  * (
self.params.coefflev - self.params.coeffpick)

dpcnt = len(lstinputdata) - pow2padding                             #only do loop once at end of array if blnincremental not true

#Count backwards through line to leave most recent value in place if incremental:
while dpcnt > 0:
dpcnt -= 1                                                      #decrement immediately as list slicing is zero-based

ftresult = bbhaarlift.forwardtrans(self, vec=inlist)            #forward transform

threshedresult = bbhaarlift.wvltthreshold(coeffary=ftresult, threshlist=self.params.threshlist)

itresult = bbhaarlift.inversetrans(self, vec=threshedresult)    #inverse transform

dummyaryout = lstinputdata[:dpcnt] + itresult + lstinputdata[dpcnt + pow2padding:]
lstinputdata = dummyaryout                                      # self.lines.array[pow2padding:] + itresult

#Only run once if not doing incremental:
if not self.params.blnincremental: break
self.lines.array = lstinputdata

def wvltthreshold(coeffary, threshlist):

print ("bbwaveletlifting:  len(coeffary).bit_length()", len(coeffary).bit_length())
if len(coeffary).bit_length() < len(threshlist):
raise ValueError('WARNING: THRESHOLD LIST LENGTH IS SMALLER THAN NUMBER OF COEFF LEVELS.')

threshedresult = coeffary[:]
for i in range(1, len(threshlist)):
for x in range(2**i, 2**(i+1)):
print ("bbwaveletlifting:  i, x, len(threshlist)  ", i, x, len(threshlist))
threshedresult[x] = coeffary[x] * threshlist[i]
return threshedresult

def split(vec, N):
start = 1
end = N - 1

while (start < end):
#Could do this with list comprehension, but want to stick to the original java structure:
for i in range(start, end, 2):
tmp = vec[i]
vec[i] = vec [i + 1]
vec[i+1] = tmp
start += 1
end -= 1

return vec

def merge(self, vec, N):
half = N >> 1
start = half-1
end = half

while (start > 0):
for i in range(start, end, 2):
tmp = vec[i]
vec[i] = vec[i+1]
vec[i+1] = tmp
start -= 1
end += 1

def forwardtrans(self, vec):
'''
The result of forwardTrans is a set of wavelet coefficients
ordered by increasing frequency and an approximate average
of the input data set in vec.  The coefficient bands
follow this element in powers of two (e.g., 1, 2, 4, 8...).
'''

N = len(vec)
print ("forwardtrans N: ", N)
#set for counter:
n = N
print ("forwardtrans  n:  ", n)
while n > 1:
print ("forwardtrans split...")
vec = bbhaarlift.split(vec, n)
print("forwardtrans predict...")
vec = bbhaarlift.predict (self, vec, n, self.blnforward)
print("update split...")
vec = bbhaarlift.update (self, vec, n, self.blnforward)
n = n >> 1
return vec

def inversetrans(self, vec):
N = len(vec)
n = 2
while n <= N:
bbhaarlift.update(self, vec, n, self.blninverse)
bbhaarlift.predict (self, vec, n, self.blninverse)
bbhaarlift.merge(self, vec, n)
n = n << 1
return vec

def predict(self, vec, N, direction):
half = N >> 1
cnt = 0

for i in range (0, half, 1):
predictval = float(vec[i])
j = int(i+half)

if (direction == self.blnforward):
vec[j] = vec[j] - predictval
elif (direction == self.blninverse):
vec[j] = vec[j] + predictval
else:

return vec

def update(self, vec, N, direction):
half = N >> 1

for i in range (0, half, 1):
j = int(i + half)
updateVal = float(vec[j] / 2.0)

if (direction == self.blnforward):
vec[i] = vec[i] + updateVal
elif (direction == self.blninverse):
vec[i] = vec[i] - updateVal
else:

return vec

``````

• And a screenshot: This screenshot shows the wavelet indicator as "testindicator2" plotted over the main data series. You can see that the lower frequency band makes a good long term indicator in a trending market. As the markets contract into choppiness, you may switch to a higher resolution wavelet or a smaller coefficient level which results in a shorter length of input series data used.

I'm considering making a daubechies wavelet indicator with lifting which certain people are likely highly interested in but because of the enormous amount of time involved I might charge. I'm sure someone will find a bug or two and any feedback is appreciated.

• Fixed a bug when an odd combination of parameters is supplied. This is the same chart with haar and no incremental option. Blocky, but exactly the same concept: • Really awesome!!!