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Frequency distribution

September 22, 2021

Given a numerical dataset, a frequency distribution is a summary displaying fluctuations of an attribute within the range of values. In contrast to an analytical probability distribution, a frequency distribution always deals with empirically observed values (Everitt and Skondall 2010). In general, the larger the number of values, the more useful is the frequency distribution relative to listing all values. Today, multiple software packages allow easy display of a frequency distribution.

Publication Year 2021
Title Frequency distribution
DOI 10.1007/978-3-030-26050-7
Authors Ricardo A. Olea
Publication Type Book Chapter
Publication Subtype Book Chapter
Index ID 70226497
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Eastern Energy Resources Science Center