Thanks! :D The moving average is computed over 17 days. That seems like an arbitrary choice and it largely is but I played around with that number and 17 yielded what seemed to me the best results. I tried 7 and such and wasn't satisfied with how those curves looked.
On Thu, Sep 10, 2015 at 9:15 AM, Trey Jones <tjo...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Smooooooooth! It looks great! > > Quick question—what's the period of the moving average? Is it a week, or > more? (A week makes sense, but it looks like more, based on how much data > drops out at the beginning.) If it's not a week, can I suggest a week? It > may further smooth out some of the daily bumps to only have one Monday, for > example, in any given average, since the daily pattern is so extreme. > > > On Thu, Sep 10, 2015 at 12:00 PM, Mikhail Popov <mpo...@wikimedia.org> > wrote: > >> Hi all, >> >> You can now apply various smoothers to the data on the Search Metrics >> dashboard (e.g. http://searchdata.wmflabs.org/metrics/#failure_rate). >> Smoothing can be applied globally or on a per-plot basis. >> >> Hopefully yinz will find this new feature useful! >> >> Cheers~ >> >> -- >> *Mikhail Popov* // Data Analyst, Discovery >> <https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Discovery> >> https://wikimediafoundation.org/ >> >> *Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in >> the **sum of all knowledge. That's our commitment.* Donate >> <https://donate.wikimedia.org/>. >> >> _______________________________________________ >> Wikimedia-search mailing list >> Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org >> https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-search >> >> > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-search mailing list > Wikimediaemail@example.com > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-search > > -- -- *Mikhail Popov* // Data Scientist, Discovery <https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Discovery> https://wikimediafoundation.org/ *Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the **sum of all knowledge. That's our commitment.* Donate <https://donate.wikimedia.org/>.
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