In statistics, an ogive is a graphic showing the curve of a cumulative distribution function drawn by hand.[1] The points plotted are the upper class limit and the corresponding cumulative frequency.[2] The ogive for the normal distribution resembles one side of an Arabesque or ogival arch. The term can also be used to refer to the empirical cumulative distribution function.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Black, Ken (2009). Business Statistics: Contemporary Decision Making. John Wiley & Sons. p. 24.
  2. ^ Everitt, B.S. (2002). The Cambridge Dictionary of Statistics (2nd ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-81099-X.