John F. introuced Instantaneous Trendline (IT) in his "Rocket Science for Traders" chapter 10. Dr . hope IT can enable us to compute a continuous trendline from which we can rapidly assess market action.
blackcat L2 Instantaneous Trendline (IT) is used to follow trend. IT is important because the dominant cycle component is always notched out. It follows that if the composite analytic waveform consists of only a trend component and a cycle component, and if we remove the cycle component, the residual must be the trend. Of course, this is not precisely true in reality, because there will always be components other than the dominant cycle present. However, this is a workable solution for trading purposes because the secondary cycles usually have a small amplitude.
Smooth --> 4 bar w/ 1 bar lag
Detrender --> The amplitude response of a minimum-length HT can be improved by adjusting the filter coefficients by
trial and error. HT does not allow DC component at zero frequency for transformation. So, Detrender is used to remove DC component/ trend component.
Q1 --> Quadrature phase signal
I1 --> In-phase signal
Period --> Dominant Cycle in bars
SmoothPeriod --> Period with complex averaging
DCPeriod ---> Dominant Cycle Period
Trendline ---> IT fast line
SmoothPrice ---> IT slow line
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