What Is a Histogram

Histogram Data

An Industry Brief

What is a Histogram?

A histogram is used to summarize discrete or continuous data, grouping data points into specified range values, called “bins.” The histogram is similar to a vertical bar graph; however, the histogram shows no space between the bars. Creating a histogram provides a visual representation of data distribution, and have the ability to displace a large amount of data and the frequency of data values. The median distribution of the data can be determined by a histogram, as well as showing any outliers or gaps in the data. Continue Reading Histogram Data

When Should a Histogram Be Used?

You should use a histogram when data is numerical and want to see the shape of data distribution. Histograms are great tools for analyzing whether a process can meet a customer’s requirements, analyzing output from a supplier’s processes, seeing whether a process change has occurred from one time period or to another, or determining whether outputs or more processes are different.

The Data Complexity Challenge With IT & OT Systems

The challenge? As IT and OT systems become more complex, more data is generated which means it takes more time to manually compile, display, and derive actionable information from your data.

The solution? Sightline EDM™ for IIoT & Utilities is used for industrial and manufacturing data collection & intelligence that is unified in one easy-to-use IIoT 4.0 platform.

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