3 Best (Often Better) Alternatives To Histograms
Last Updated on September 12, 2023 by Editorial Team
Author(s): Bex T.
Originally published on Towards AI.
Avoid the most dangerous pitfall of histograms
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Histograms are probably the first plot you might have used as you embark on your journey as a data scientist. They are intuitive and easy plots to understand the shapes of distributions.
However, as you progress through your journey, you will find that histograms are not so peachy. Histograms group the values into intervals called bins, and the height of each bin in a histogram tells the number of points in that bin. Consider this example:
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From this histogram, we can immediately see that… Read the full blog for free on Medium.
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