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How to extract the probability density function from SmoothHistogram? [duplicate]

I have some data.I plot the histogram with SmoothHistogram in Mathematica. If the y-axis of the histogram is my p(x) function, I want to plot f(x)=(1/n)ln(p(x)) ...
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How to evaluate differential entropy from raw data?

I want to evaluate the differential entropy according to here $$h(X) = - \int f(x) \log{f(x)} dx$$ where $f$ is the probability density function. Lets create some test data (normal distribution): ...
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How to compare Histogram Data?

I'm using a Dataset ...
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Making multiple sideways histograms/bell curves around temporal data

I don't quite remember what this type of plot is called, but here is the idea: I have some data which is indexed by time, and I want to look at the evolution of the distribution of that data as time ...
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two histograms ratio

I have two histograms and using listplot to draw both. Now, I want to draw a second plot, below the first, with the ratio of each bin. Does anyone know how to do this? Many thanks. This is the code ...
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Binning of listplot [duplicate]

I have two arrays describing a 1-dimensional mass distribution. The first array, $x$, are the (un-sorted, and un-evenly distributed) x-coordinates; the second, $m$, the corresponding masses. I would ...
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Using bin values and metadata in ChartElementFunction in histograms

The DensityHistogram command lets you specify a ChartElementFunction which according to the documentation: The arguments ...
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AbsoluteOptions of a Histogram with PlotRange [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Mathematica: Retrieving PlotRange from Histogram I would like to evaluate the AbsoluteOptions of one of my ...
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How can I get Histogram to show the number of elements in its bins?

I'm just using Histogram[data, 50]. All the examples on the Histogram help page show show the number of elements when the cursor ...
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How to create a histogram from a given frequency table

I wanted to draw a histogram as in the photo above, I typed the command: ...
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How do I create a histogram out of this datastructure: x[i] = value_i?

Here is my SSCCE: a[1] = 2; a[2] = 3; a[3] = 6; Histogram[a] This throws and error though. Here are my questions: What kind of data type is a? Is it an ...
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Cumulative histogram with log-log scale

How to do a cumulative histogram on Mathematica on a log-log scale? This question is pretty straightforward, but a search didn't help me at all. Keep in mind that all I have is a list of n numbers ...
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Making a histogram of a user defined random variable

Suppose I want to generate a histogram of $n$ trials a slightly complicated random variable in Mathematica. Is there an easy way to do this? For instance, to make a histogram of a normal variable one ...
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Extracting counts of contiguous zeros and ones from a binary array

I'm a novice with Mathematica, but you guys have been very helpful to me in the past. I have a binary array [100, J repetitions] consisting of zeroes and ones. I'd like to extract a histogram of the ...
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How do I generate a 3d histogram of runs

This question is an extension of the question I asked here Histogram of runs. What I would like to do now is generate a Histogram3D that has the run duration on the x axis and the mean level on the ...
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Dual Axis Histogram

I'd like to plot two histograms on top of one another, but they have very different scales. Is it possible to plot a histogram with two y-axes, similar to the custom function found here for plots?
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Centering histogram bars over axis values

I'd like to center the bars in my histograms over the correct values of the x-axis. Here is a simplified example: The most common value in the dataset is zero, but glancing at the histogram this ...
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Discontinue, then continue x-axis of 2D Histogram

I have the pictured Histogram. It was generated by the following lines: ...
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How to normalise a line in mathematica

I'm working on creating a line plot from a histogram, as in the following: ...
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Histogram with a logarithmic scale for the y-axis

How can I get a histogram with a logarithmic scale only on the the y-axis? With ...
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Misaligned DensityHistogram, DistributionAxes & PlotRange

data = RandomReal[NormalDistribution[0.5, 0.1], {10000, 2}]; DensityHistogram[data, PlotRange -> 1, Method -> {"DistributionAxes" -> "Histogram"}] The ...
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How to create a bar chart from a list of heights *and* bin delimiter positions?

Basically, I'm trying to produce the same output that Histogram[giganticList] would produce, but starting from the output of ...
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Dynamic visualization of two histograms

I have two histograms histo1 and histo2: ...
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How to get the number of entries of histograms in the legend?

I plot three histograms (originating from a large Dataset ds) in one graph ...
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Custom SmoothHistogram3D

I decided to make my own SmoothHistogram3D function because I wanted to be able to specify my own bin sizes and not rely on their distribution functions so taking a cue from this answer and bringing ...
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How can I turn off generation of Dynamic elements by Histogram?

By default Histogram generates Graphics expression with embedded Dynamic constructs as can ...
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How to extract the bin width from a Histogram made with an automatic binning method?

I am using the Scott binning method with Histogram and Histogram3D to plot some data. How could I find out the bin width chosen ...
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How to compute a discrete histogram of a list [duplicate]

I'm trying to compute the discrete histogram of a set of values. By histogram I mean the absolute frequency a value appears on the dataset, by discrete I mean the values are from a discrete set, e.g. ...
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Histogram scale error when using DistributionChart

I'm a novice Mathematica user that is having some problems using the HistogramDensity function in a DistributionChart. My observations are heavily skewed to one category and the height of the other ...
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Combining Histogram and SmoothHistogram

How can we draw Histogram and SmoothHistogram together for two data sets?. I'd like to show the first data set using ...
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Get histogram of number of vertices per component of graph H

I have a huge graph with ~8k vertices and ~1k components. I want a histogram showing the number of vertices for each component. How do I do this? EDIT: I'm trying ubpdqn's approach, but not gettting ...
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Analyzing Betting (Keno) in Mathematica [closed]

Keno is a popular lottery game that is available with all of the larger casino softwares. The player is given a ticket with 70 numbers on it. He picks 1 to 11 numbers on the ticket. 20 winning numbers ...
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Exporting SmoothHistogram plot data

My program produces a large data set, which is distributed by some unknown function. I've used SmoothHistogram to visualise it crudely as a probability distribution ...
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How to interpret an image histogram and plot histogram3D for an image?

I'm really finding many ambiguities in how I really should interpret the histogram of an RGB image? I could understand what the height denotes, but did not understand how the pixels get plotted on a ...
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Bincounting a list

I'm a Mathematica novice here. I'm trying to execute the following code to add random 1's into a zero matrix, repeat this many times, and then bin/histogram the number of nearest neighbor 1s. Can ...
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Weird vertical line when trying to plot a histogram [duplicate]

I'm trying to plot a histogram of a few data points and overlay a plot on it (it's a fit of a geometric distribution to my data). The weird thing is that a vertical line appears always next to the ...
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Probability density histogram with unequal bin widths

I am confused by output of Histogram and HistogramList for probability density ("PDF") when ...
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Creating histograms with specified mean and intervals

I have a set of data that I want to create a histogram for. The thing is, I would like to set the center of the histogram to the mean of the dataset and the intervals to be the standard deviation. How ...
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Histogram 3D: use different bin width in two directions

I'm trying to plot an histogram of a set of data, I would like to use a bin of different width in x and y direction. I've tried using the following two codes: ...
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How do I plot 3 (x,y,value) on a Histogram3D[] function?

I have been trying to plot data using the Histogram3D function but I've had no luck, in excel I have x, y and a value I want to plot for each pair, do I have to save this as a data file first? I have ...
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Country density plot of lines (highways)

I love solution from question (histogram as well as distrubution) http://mathematica.stackexchange.com/questions/31948/show-density-plot-on-us-map#=. But both cases are a bit more difficult in my ...
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Histogram from a list of matrices

I have a list of around 100 matrices, that looks like this ...
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SmoothDensityHistogram with logarithmic density

Is there a simple way for making SmoothDensityHistogram plots have logarithmic scaling for the density? With DensityHistogram ...
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Make a histogram by giving the range and height of each bin one by one

I got the data of each bin by measurements like {start, end, height} and I want something like this picture: http://tinypic.com/view.php?pic=2i208hs&s=5 I ...
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How can I plot a 3D graph that shows how a histogram varies with a particular parameter?

How can I plot a 3D graph that shows how a histogram varies with a particular parameter? A simple example of this would be plotting a histogram of data described by a gaussian. The gaussian is of ...
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Export data of a 3D histogram

I want to export the data of a three dimensional histogram in the format # x y z with a blank line between different lines, so that one can plot the ...
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Setting chartlabels in a histogram

I have two data that I use to build the following histogram code: ...
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Sizing elements correctly in a DistributionChart with custom ChartElementFunction

This is a follow-up question to Histogram scale error when using DistributionChart; Weird output of DistributionChart is also related. I'd like to make a DistributionChart where the elements are ...
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Fill histogram with pattern [duplicate]

Is there a way to fill a histogram with a pattern such as hatched lines? I'm imagining something along the lines of ...