[ANN] mpl-probscale v0.1 available through conda

Hey everyone,

Just a quick plug for a super small module I wrote to extend matplotlib a
bit.

mpl-probscale provides a probability scale for matplotlib axes. You can
install it through my channel on conda:

conda install --channel=phobson mpl-probscale.

Python 2.7, 3.4, and 3.5 are supported.

Documentation: http://phobson.github.io/mpl-probscale/
Github: https://github.com/phobson/mpl-probscale
Anaconda: https://anaconda.org/phobson/mpl-probscale

-paul
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Hi,

This is very interesting. I've looked at your docs and "kind of"
understand what the does but I miss a more formal definition of this
scale and a clear usage example (without the "readymade plot functions"
because they hide to much what's going on).

Also, do you think some of your probplot function could interest
http://statsmodels.sourceforge.net/stable/graphics.html ?

best,
Pierre

Le 04/01/2016 06:11, Paul Hobson a ?crit :

Hey everyone,

Just a quick plug for a super small module I wrote to extend
matplotlib a bit.

mpl-probscale provides a probability scale for matplotlib axes. You
can install it through my channel on conda:

conda install --channel=phobson mpl-probscale.

Python 2.7, 3.4, and 3.5 are supported.

Documentation: http://phobson.github.io/mpl-probscale/
Github: https://github.com/phobson/mpl-probscale
Anaconda: https://anaconda.org/phobson/mpl-probscale

-paul

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Hey Pierre,

Thanks for the question and PR. Basically, all a probability scale is, is a
Q-Q plot, but with probabilities displayed instead of Z-scores.

See the especially the last figure here:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Q–Q_plot

As for statsmodels: I've helped them out with their probplot functionality
in the past. I have a stale PR still open about aimed at cleaning things up
a bit.

-paul

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On Mon, Jan 4, 2016 at 12:09 AM, Pierre Haessig <pierre.haessig at crans.org> wrote:

Hi,

This is very interesting. I've looked at your docs and "kind of"
understand what the does but I miss a more formal definition of this scale
and a clear usage example (without the "readymade plot functions" because
they hide to much what's going on).

Also, do you think some of your probplot function could interest
http://statsmodels.sourceforge.net/stable/graphics.html ?

best,
Pierre

Le 04/01/2016 06:11, Paul Hobson a ?crit :

Hey everyone,

Just a quick plug for a super small module I wrote to extend matplotlib a
bit.

mpl-probscale provides a probability scale for matplotlib axes. You can
install it through my channel on conda:

conda install --channel=phobson mpl-probscale.

Python 2.7, 3.4, and 3.5 are supported.

Documentation: http://phobson.github.io/mpl-probscale/
Github: https://github.com/phobson/mpl-probscale
Anaconda: https://anaconda.org/phobson/mpl-probscale

-paul

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Le 04/01/2016 20:41, Paul Hobson a ?crit :

Basically, all a probability scale is, is a Q-Q plot, but with
probabilities displayed instead of Z-scores.

See the especially the last figure here:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Q–Q_plot

Ok I see. Can be pretty useful indeed.

At first I thought your probability scale was related to the new logit
scale (because it's also about "probabilities"), but now I understand
it's completely different.

best,
Pierre