Re: [R] Add function to histogram?

From: Francisco J. Zagmutt <gerifalte28_at_hotmail.com>
Date: Thu 22 Sep 2005 - 08:11:18 EST


To be more precise, when using hist(prob=T) the y axis shows the densities. If you want relative frequencies (proportions) you can use the histogram(x, type=) function in the package lattice or write your own function.

Cheers

Francisco

>From: Vincent Goulet <vincent.goulet@act.ulaval.ca>
>Reply-To: vincent.goulet@act.ulaval.ca
>To: r-help@stat.math.ethz.ch
>Subject: Re: [R] Add function to histogram?
>Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2005 17:10:55 -0400
>
>Le 20 Septembre 2005 09:53, Robert Lundqvist a écrit :
> > Is there any neat way to add a curve (frequency function or the like) to
>a
> > histogram or other plots? I haven't found one yet...
>
>The one key thing here is not to forget "prob=TRUE" in the call to hist(),
>to
>ensure that the y-axis is scaled in proportions, not in frequencies.
>
>--
> Vincent Goulet, Professeur agrégé
> École d'actuariat
> Université Laval, Québec
> Vincent.Goulet_at_act.ulaval.ca http://vgoulet.act.ulaval.ca
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