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Re: st: RE: CDF log-normal and histogram


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: CDF log-normal and histogram
Date   Sat, 12 Feb 2011 09:10:45 +0000 (GMT)

--- Beatrice Crozza
> I want to have a graph which combine the histogram of
> frequencies for my variable and on the same graph an
> empirical CDF of data and a fitted CDF (log-normal)

--- On Fri, 11/2/11, Nick Cox wrote:
> Not the graph I would use in that territory. 
> 
> See -lognfit- (Stephen Jenkins, SSC) and -qlogn- from
> -qpfit- (SSC) for more critical choices. 

Yet another options that remains closer to the histogram
theme while solving some of the difficulties Beatrice's
graph would be -hangroot- (see: -ssc d hangroot- or
<http://www.maartenbuis.nl/software/hangroot.html>)

Hope this helps,
Maarten

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Maarten L. Buis
Institut fuer Soziologie
Universitaet Tuebingen
Wilhelmstrasse 36
72074 Tuebingen
Germany

http://www.maartenbuis.nl
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