Date of Original Version

8-2005

Type

Conference Proceeding

Abstract or Description

In this paper, we introduce SPIRIT (Streaming Pattern dIscoveRy in multIple Timeseries). Given n numerical data streams, all of whose values we observe at each time tick t, SPIRIT can incrementally find correlations and hidden variables, which summarise the key trends in the entire stream collection. It can do this quickly, with no buffering of stream values and without comparing pairs of streams. Moreover, it is any-time, single pass, and it dynamically detects changes. The discovered trends can also be used to immediately spot potential anomalies, to do efficient forecasting and, more generally, to dramatically simplify further data processing. Our experimental evaluation and case studies show that SPIRIT can incrementally capture correlations and discover trends, efficiently and effectively.

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Proceedings of the 31st International Conference on Very Large Data Bases.