R-alpha: plotting empirical distribution function -- plot.step
Wed, 13 Aug 1997 10:13:23 +0200
>>>>> Martin Maechler writes:
>>>>> "Kurt" == Kurt Hornik <Kurt.Hornik@ci.tuwien.ac.at> writes:
Kurt> What's also needed is something to produce and plot empirical
Kurt> distribution functions. I thought I could write something for my
Kurt> Biostat course last semester, but it never happened ...
> Maybe I REALLY should have my 'plot.step' function put into R.
> It does empirical distribution functions and quite a bite more..
> Just need a little time to fixup the man page and do a few more
Your plot.step should definitely come with R. The question is, should
there be a class `step' or something similar? Is there a generic way of
representing step functions? Then having e.g. print and plot for ECDF
would be automatic, which would be very nice, imho.
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