histogram

Pronunciation

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Pronunciation

- IPA: /ˈhɪstəˌɡɹæm/

**histogram** (*plural* histograms)

- (
*statistics*) A graphical display of numerical data in the form of upright bars, with the area of each bar representing frequency.**1983**, Alan Meier, Janice Wright, Arthur H. Rosenfeld,*Supplying Energy Through Greater Efficiency: The Potential for Conservation*, University of California Press, page 39 ↗,- Such distinctions, however, require detailed information, such as
**histograms**of the distribution of energy use among residential customers, both by month and by year.

- Such distinctions, however, require detailed information, such as
**2005**, D. W. Scott, S. R. Sain,*Multidimensional density estimation*, C. R. Rao, E. J. Wegman, J. L. Solka (editors)*Data Mining and Data Visualization*, Elsevier, [https://books.google.com.au/books?id=fEgUjUPCtsEC&pg=PA237&dq=%22Histogram%22%7C%22Histograms%22+-intitle:histogram%7Chistograms&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwj9kpDotdvXAhWLjFQKHejLAUIQ6AEILTAB#v=onepage&q=%22Histogram%22%7C%22Histograms%22%20-intitle%3Ahistogram%7Chistograms&f=false page 237],- The use of the piecewise linear frequency polygon (FP) in place of the underlying
**histogram**would seem mainly a graphical advantage.

- The use of the piecewise linear frequency polygon (FP) in place of the underlying
**2017**, David R. Anderson, Dennis J. Sweeney, Thomas A. Williams, Jeffrey D. Camm, James J. Cochran,*Essentials of Statistics for Business and Economics*, Cengage Learning, [https://books.google.com.au/books?id=MQAxDgAAQBAJ&pg=PA44&dq=%22Histogram%22%7C%22Histograms%22+-intitle:histogram%7Chistograms&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwj9kpDotdvXAhWLjFQKHejLAUIQ6AEIPTAE#v=onepage&q=%22Histogram%22%7C%22Histograms%22%20-intitle%3Ahistogram%7Chistograms&f=false page 44],- A
**histogram**is constructed by placing the variable of interest on the horizontal axis and the frequency, relative frequency or percent frequency on the vertical axis. […]**Histograms**for data found in applications are never perfectly symmetric, but the**histogram**for many applications may be roughly symmetric.

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- French: histogramme
- German: Histogramm
- Portuguese: histograma
- Russian: гистогра́мма
- Spanish: histograma

**histogram** (histograms, *present participle* histogramming; *past and past participle* histogrammed)

- (
*transitive*) To represent (data) as a histogram.

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