VisualTest_DrawHenryLine¶
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VisualTest_DrawHenryLine
(*args)¶ Draw an Henry plot.
Refer to Graphical goodnessoffit tests.
 Parameters
 sample2d sequence of float
Tested (univariate) sample.
 normal_distribution
Normal
, optional Tested (univariate) normal distribution.
If not given, this will build a
Normal
distribution from the given sample using theNormalFactory
.
 Returns
 graph
Graph
The graph object
 graph
See also
Notes
The Henry plot is a visual fitting test for the normal distribution. It opposes the sample quantiles to those of the standard normal distribution (the one with zero mean and unit variance) by plotting the following points could:
where denotes the empirical CDF of the sample and denotes the quantile function of the standard normal distribution.
If the given sample fits to the tested normal distribution (with mean and standard deviation ), then the points should be close to be aligned (up to the uncertainty associated with the estimation of the empirical probabilities) on the Henry line whose equation reads:
The Henry plot is a special case of the more general QQplot.
Examples
>>> import openturns as ot >>> from openturns.viewer import View
Generate a random sample from a Normal distribution:
>>> ot.RandomGenerator.SetSeed(0) >>> distribution = ot.Normal(2.0, 0.5) >>> sample = distribution.getSample(30)
Draw an Henry plot against a given (wrong) Normal distribution:
>>> henry_graph = ot.VisualTest.DrawHenryLine(sample, distribution) >>> henry_graph.setTitle('Henry plot against given %s' % ot.Normal(3.0, 1.0)) >>> View(henry_graph).show()
Draw an Henry plot against an inferred Normal distribution:
>>> henry_graph = ot.VisualTest.DrawHenryLine(sample) >>> henry_graph.setTitle('Henry plot against inferred Normal distribution') >>> View(henry_graph).show()