Kaufman Adaptive Moving Average

Modified on Mon, 15 May 2023 at 07:01 PM

Kaufman Adaptive Moving Average (KAMA) is a type of adaptive moving average based on an exponentially smoothed moving average and an original technique for determining and applying volatility as a dynamically changing smoothing constant.

View of indicator on chart:

To add and customize this indicator, you need to open the Indicator Settings Window.


Kaufman Moving Average

Show zero values - display zero values.

Scale - if this option is enabled, the scale will be automatically calculated based on the minimum and maximum value of the indicator, so that the indicator would fit on the chart.


Visual type - visual setting of the indicator display on the chart:

  • Line
  • Histogram
  • Hash
  • Block
  • Cross
  • Square
  • Dots
  • Up arrow
  • Down arrow
  • Axis label
  • Hide

Line style - setting up the type of line display:

  • Dot
  • Solid
  • Dash
  • Dash - dot
  • Dash - dot - dot

Width - setting the thickness of the indicator line.


Efficiency Ratio period - the number of periods for the efficiency ratio.

Short period - number of periods for the fastest exponential moving average.

Long period - number of periods of the slowest exponential moving average.

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