Example datasets

Current datasets include:

  • Weather (Ramsay & Silverman, 2005)



This dataset was made available by Prof. James O. Ramsay of McGill University. The dataset was download from: http://www.psych.mcgill.ca/misc/fda/downloads/FDAfuns/Matlab on 16 August 2014 (see the ./examples/weather directory).

No license was found with that dataset. Only “daily.m” and “daily.mat” from that dataset are redistributed here, on the condition that the original source be acknowledged.

The dataset is described here: http://www.psych.mcgill.ca/misc/fda/ex-weather-a1.html and also in: Ramsay JO, Silverman BW (2005). Functional Data Analysis (Second Edition), Springer, New York. Chapter 13: “Modelling functional responses with multivariate covariates”

Data subsets include:

  • ‘Atlantic’
  • ‘Pacific’
  • ‘Continental’
  • ‘Arctic’
Example use:
>>> weather = rft1d.data.weather()
>>> y = weather['Atlantic']  # (15 x 365) numpy array
>>> from matplotlib import pyplot
>>> pyplot.plot(y.T)

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