# Distributions

Published on 23 Mar 2004Tags #Statistics

When comparing two or more series of measurements, it is useful have a relative measure like the distribution of values.

The easilest way to build a distribution of a series of measurements `$x_i = x_1, \dots, x_n$`

is from a histogram. For each bucket `$b$`

:

`$D(b) = \frac{\sum_{i=1}^m d[i]}{n}$`

where `$n$`

is the total number of values.

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