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Signal Counter Node


The Signal Counter node gives an output signal when the specified number of input signals is reached, during the Lookback Period.  The counting can be reset to zero using the Reset conditions.

Parameters

This section is common to all solvers.  A description can be found here.
This section is common to all solvers.  A description can be found here.

Options

Signals
Count incoming Confidence values that qualify as a Signal, set by the Signal Threshold parameter.

Non Signals
Count incoming Confidence values that do not qualify as a Signal. A incoming Confidence value below the Signal Threshold value.

All Bars
Just count bars.  This mode can be used to create a continuous signal a number of bars after a Reset signal is occurs.

The number of Counting What you want to count.

The number of bars to look back for a Counting What occurrence.  IE. Lets say you are using a 1 minute chart, and are looking for the third occurrence when the CCI crosses some value.  Most likely these three crossovers need to occur within some time frame, such as 30 minutes.  Therefore this setting would be set to 30, for 30 minutes or 30 bars to look back.

This parameter determines what the minimum input Confidence value must be to be considered a Signal.

 

Reset

Output

Analog
The solver’s Output value will increase as the number of Counting What increases, within the Lookback Period.  IE. Using the previous CCI example above, and Value if Counted = 1, when the first CCI cross occurs the output value will be 1/3 or 0.33.  The second cross will output 2/3 or 0.67.

Digital
The Output value will remain at 0 until the number of Counting What within the Lookback Period is reached.

This sets the Output value when no Counting What are seen within the Lookback Period.  And, when a Reset signal occurs.

This sets the Output value when the number of Counting What within the Lookback Period is found.