hist.scott {MASS}R Documentation

Plot a Histogram with Automatic Bin Width Selection

Description

Plot a histogram with automatic bin width selection, using the Scott or Freedman–Diaconis formulae.

Usage

hist.scott(x, prob = TRUE, xlab = deparse(substitute(x)), ...)
hist.FD(x, prob = TRUE, xlab = deparse(substitute(x)), ...)

Arguments

x

A data vector

prob

Should the plot have unit area, so be a density estimate?

xlab, ...

Further arguments to hist.

Value

For the nclass.* functions, the suggested number of classes.

Side Effects

Plot a histogram.

References

Venables, W. N. and Ripley, B. D. (2002) Modern Applied Statistics with S. Springer.

See Also

hist


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