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The edge frequency polygon

Jones, M. C.; Samiuddin, M.; Al-Harbey, A. H. and Maatouk, T. A. H. (1998). The edge frequency polygon. Biometrika, 85(1) pp. 235–239.

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/biomet/85.1.235
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Abstract

A piecewise linear competitor to the frequency polygon, the edge frequency polygon, is proposed: instead of joining histogram ordinates at midpoints of bins by straight lines, one connects values at bin edges by straight lines, those values being averages of contiguous histogram ordinates. The
new proposal is as simple and interpretable as the ordinary frequency polygon while holding theoretical and practical advantages.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 1998 Bioimetrika Trust
ISSN: 1464-3510
Keywords: histogram; kernel density estimator; smoothing
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Mathematics and Statistics
Item ID: 24035
Depositing User: Sarah Frain
Date Deposited: 05 May 2011 10:27
Last Modified: 05 May 2011 10:27
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/24035
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