Samiuddin, M.; Jones, M. C. and El-sayyard, G. M.
|DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link:||http://doi.org/10.1080/00949659308811533|
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We contribute to the study of data binning in density estimation. The particular disadvantage of histograms due to the effect of bin edge placement is stressed (again).We investigate how simple methods, both existing (such as the frequency polygon) and novel (proposing other natural piecewise linear adaptations), improve on the basic histogram (and on each other).Lurking in the background throughout are links with kernel density estimation.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Copyright Holders:||1993 Not known|
|Keywords:||Bin edges; frequency polygon; kernel density estimation; histogram; linear binning; piecewise linearity; shifted histogram;|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Mathematics and Statistics
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
|Depositing User:||Sarah Frain|
|Date Deposited:||24 Mar 2011 12:07|
|Last Modified:||04 Oct 2016 11:01|
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