Continuous Fitted distribution | Vose Software

Continuous Fitted distribution


Format: ContinuousFit({data}, min, max, uncertainty)


Fits a non-parametric continuous (i.e. an  Ogive) distribution to data. Use the Uncertainty parameter to choose between a first-order non-parametric distribution and a second-order non-parametric distribution.

{data} - an array of spreadsheet data.

min - (optional) the lower bound of the fitted distribution. If omitted, the data minimum is chosen as lower bound.

max - (optional) the upper bound of the fitted distribution. If omitted, the data maximum is chosen as upper bound.

Uncertainty - (optional) boolean parameter (TRUE/FALSE). Set to TRUE to include second-order uncertainty about the fitted distribution itself. Set to FALSE (default) to use a "best-guess" distribution.

U - optional parameter specifying the cumulative percentile of the distribution. If omitted the function generates random values.

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VoseContinuousFitProb returns the probability density or cumulative distribution function for this distribution.

VoseContinuousFitProb10 returns the log10 of the probability density or cumulative distribution function.  




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