Autorun analysis of hydrologic time series

Şen Z.

Journal of Hydrology, vol.36, no.1-2, pp.75-85, 1978 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 1-2
  • Publication Date: 1978
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/0022-1694(78)90038-0
  • Journal Name: Journal of Hydrology
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.75-85
  • Istanbul Medipol University Affiliated: No


A new methodology which is referred to as the "autorun analysis" has been developed to investigate the sequential properties of a hydrologic time series. The relevance of the methodology as a potential tool in water-engineering applications as well as in statistics, is due to its distribution-free behaviour. The autorun analysis yields the same results as those of the autocorrelation analysis in the case of normally distributed random variables only. An application of the autorun analysis to some mean annual flow series has been performed. © 1978.