The frequency measures the number of times an event occurs in a data set.

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Why is my frequency table different in SPSS than in R? [on hold]

I'm analyzing a 2080 person survey. Some of the questions in the survey ask people whether they would accept a given amount of money in return for allowing a power plant to be located near their ...
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Comparison of frequency rates

Patients with chronic schizophrenia will take some antipsychotic drug during some period of time. The frequency of schizophrenia for each patient will be recorded before and after that period. I ...
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Econometric Model and deciding the frequency of data collection

I am looking to build an econometric model and I am wondering if using annual data vs monthly or quarterly data is going to produce a less accurate model. If the dependent variable is affected by ...
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How do you include categories with 0 responses in SPSS frequency output? [migrated]

Is there a way to display response options that have 0 responses in SPSS frequency output? The default is for SPSS to omit in the frequency table output any response option that is not selected by at ...
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How to investigate higher frequency oscillation from lower frequency observations?

I have a set of data, e.g. chilled water flow rate, from a sensor reading, which record the value every half an hour. However, it yields irregular high-low pattern which bothers me quite much. Until ...
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Word-frequency and statistics

I am new to statistics and am wondering how I can apply it in linguistics. There is a conjunction in a corpus that 902 times (.91) conjoins sub-clausal units, and 91 (.09) times clausal units. How ...
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How to compare multiple frequency distributions with some zeroes?

I have a data frame with frequencies for the teacher profession descriptors as it is perceived by 1st year, 2nd year and MA students. Some of this frequencies are zeroes. What statistical method can I ...
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Variation on the urn problem and frequency distribution

I have $6$ machines each producing different coloured balls. The balls are mixed together in a large vessel. Groups of $6$ balls are extracted at random for packing. Each pack will therefore have a ...
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To BIN or not to BIN a continuous data to get a Fragment Size Distribution ?

I have a data set in excel of almost 6000 entries (quantitative and continuous => P(X=x)=0, I mean the possible values for my continuous random variable X are uncountably many). Each point will ...
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Comparing Frequency Distributions with non-categorical data

Rather than try and contrive things, I'll just give you the data as is. This similar to the ideas found here. I have two population from a control group and a disease infected group. I want to ...
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How to compare groups with different sizes?

I need to calculate the winner of a PTA membership contest for our local elementary school. There are 15 classes of different sizes (size based on number of students in the class). We need to see ...
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Principled way of combining time series with different spans and granularity into an econometric model

I want to forecast the price of something given various time series as inputs. The problem is that they are of different frequency (annual, quarterly, monthly, daily) and time periods (the more ...
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Compare differences in dependent frequencies

I would like to compare two error rates (proportion of incorrect answers in questions with dichotomous response-format) for two different items, and I am looking for some advice on how to do that. ...
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Counting how many times some query parameters occur together

My web site logs which criteria was given by each search query. A typical line in this log file looks like x=foo&y=bar&z=baz, which means the user provided ...
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OOV “frequency”

I'm writing an algorithm to split twitter hashtags into their component words. I'm splitting the tags into all possible substrings, and then looking up each substring's frequency in a dictionary. I ...
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Time series: What is my natural time period?

We are modeling univariate ts with R. Sampled daily since 1-1-2013 at five observations per week. We are unclear about how to decide 'natural time period'. Until now we just assumed 260 weekdays in ...
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Standard Deviation and Variance

Can someone help me with this question because I'm not sure of how to do it exactly: There are two routes for a worker to get to his office. Both the routes involve hold ups due to traffic ...
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Frequency distribution and number of samples

Suppose I have a frequency distribution of some process of f_n(x) that is based on n samples, with ...
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Data structure for Inverse Cumulative Distribution when columns are *NOT* separate variables

I am trying to structure data to conduct a Frequency analysis and output an Inverse Cumulative Distribution histogram for a biomechanics study. The goal is to compare 4 devices with respect to their ...
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Mean in Cumulative frequencies distribution

Monthly expense Cumulative Freq. up to 50 7 up to 80 25 up to 120 49 up to 200 58 over 200 60 Calculate ...
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Probability distribution, unfair coin

An unfair coin which has 0.35 probability to result head is tossed four times. Build and represent graphically the probability distribution and the cumulative ...
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Variance and asymmetry on relative frequency class distribution

I don't know how to resolve this (easy) exercise. I've calculated the first output. But I don't know if it's correct. Calculate arithmetic mean, variance (standard deviation^2), concentration and ...
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What test(s) can I use to compare 4 percentages for both pre- and post-treatment conditions?

Have 4 groups of results from 4 different treatments. Want to compare pre- and post treatment within groups and between groups
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How to test for correlation between frequency of an event and the stock market

I am currently running an event study, for which I need to find out if my events are clustered and/or if their frequency is tied to the stock market. Creating a scatter plot of the event dates and the ...
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Difference in frequencies in two groups of unequal size

I want to compare the frequency of retweets between 2 groups of unequal size. I've got the total tweet count and the retweet count for each user. I was hoping the R Cookbook webpage would help but the ...
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Most significantly frequent category

I am measuring the frequency of consonants in a sample lexicon of a language. The results are as follows: ...
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Excel: which products are most frequently ordered together? (clustering question)

I'd like to recruit your help in coming up with an Excel-based method to analyse a set of raw ordering data where each item is on its own row. So, in the data below, order 111 contains two part ...
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What are the chances of something *not* occurring?

Suppose I'm gambling using a strategy of doubling my bet whenever I lose to recoup my losses from previous bets. If my initial bet is 1/2048 of my capital, I can bet 10 times before I run out of ...
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Testing if a difference between two frequencies is different from zero

I have been trying to find the best way to test if the difference between two frequencies is significantly different from zero I have the following data: ...
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I have an easy Text mining frequency question

I have a very simple question. I am doing a simple frequency analysis where I am looking at two documents and comparing the frequency of the top used words in each document. I want to do a comparison ...
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How to compare frequency distributions

I have one categorical variable that can assume 5 possible values: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. I observe the value of the variable in two samples of different size. Now I want to compare the frequency distribution ...
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Comparison of frequencies for several treatments in an incubation, with time zero sample not replicated

I have a list of seven samples from an incubation series with frequency of occurrence for, say, 30 species from each treatment. Typical observations within each bottle are >5000 (DNA sequences). ...
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Chi-square on a categorical variables (derived from continuous distribution)

We know that Chi-Square can be used with categorical data (such as Male/Female, Republican/Democrat, etc). However, I convert my original continuous data to ...
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How Can I predict the frequency of buying of a product

I'm trying to predict the frequency of buying a product based on their previous purchasing history. The approach I took as of now is, Create a vector by finding the duration distance of each ...
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statistical comparison of power spectrums over all frequencies

So I have N=147 control time-series signals and N=134 treatment (THC) signals. I want to compare if there are any significant differences in frequency power in the two groups. The top part of the ...
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How to check if a group is similar to another, in two different classifications

Suppose I have two different classification, e.g. C R s1 c1 r2 s2 c1 r2 s3 c3 r2 ... Where sn are the classified samples and the columns of the ...
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Question about the frequency definition of probability

In the book, it is written that the relative frequency or the frequency ratio gradually tends to become more or less constant as N becomes larger and larger. It is also mentioned that this is an ...
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Statistical comparison of two signals

I need to develop an algorithm that will compare two signals and generate some metric(s) to describe changes between them. Signal processing and analysis isn’t my strong point so I would appreciate ...
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Show that the Geometric Mean $g$ can be expressed as $\log g=a+\dfrac{k}{n}\sum_{i=1}^r f_i(i-1)$

In a frequency distribution the upper boundary of each class interval has a constant ratio to the lower boundary. Show that the Geometric Mean $g$ can be expressed as $$\log ...
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Compared results of 2 goodness-of-fit chi-square test

I am conducting Goodness-of-fit test on 2 cities using chi square. ...
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Compare Frequencies

I have a continuous predictor variable that I have divided into bins (at 0%, 0 to 25%, ...). For each of these bins, I have shown you the histogram below of Number of Companies that are in that range ...
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$\chi^2$ test of significance vs. goodness of fit

I have 644 companies out of which 154 went bankrupt. I investigate below if the bankruptcy is related to the sector type: ...
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How to measure the period of an oscillation with least error?

I have a question about analyzing the data from a coupled pendulum. I have measured the amplitude $\psi(t)$ which is expected to be a beat and I want to measure the period. The ideal plot would be ...
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Frequency Distribution Test Vs. Chi Square Goodness of FIt

I need to prove that the higher frequency of an occurrence within a particular range is statistically significant. Let me explain this with an example: X-axis has ages and Y-axis has the ...
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Frequency with repeated measures

I did an experiment in which I group objects based on machine learning. I then tested whether people group them in the same way. Each subject (I had 30 subjects) watches 8 sets of 3 objects. In each ...
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What is the frequency of a time series for hourly data?

I am using R for time-series analysis and predictions, the package 'forecast' to be more precise. I am in a dilemma. I have hourly data that needs a prediction and needs to be analysed. I am using the ...
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Mean absolute deviation vs. standard deviation

In the text book "New Comprehensive Mathematics for O Level" by Greer (1983), I see averaged deviation calculated like this: Sum up absolute differences between single values and the mean. Then ...
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Prevalence conversion to effect size in meta-analysis

I'm used to thinking about meta-analyses in terms of evaluating the impact of an IV on an outcome of interest (ex: relationship between a teacher's level of self-confidence and student outcomes), and ...
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Is it valid to apply large scale statistics to a single case?

I have a small black box that displays a 0 or a 1 every time I press its button. I can tell you, truthfully, that over the past 20,000,000,000 times it has been pressed, 19,999,999,990 times it has ...
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Comparing frequencies of 32 binary patterns among 5 different sets

I have the frequencies of binary patterns of polar and non-polar residues in strands of anti-parallel beta-hairpins from 5 different sets of anti-parallel beta-hairpins. I want to know how can I ...