[SciPy-user] KDE question

Gael Varoquaux gael.varoquaux@normalesup....
Sat Nov 10 04:24:45 CST 2007


On Fri, Nov 09, 2007 at 02:34:11PM -0500, Zachary Pincus wrote:
> I'm using scipy.stats.gaussian_kde to estimate the a probability  
> density based on some scattered 2D samples. What I would like to do  
> eventually is plot a line that surrounds (say) 90% of the probability  
> density.

If its only plotting you are interested in, matplotlib can do all the
dirty work for you, using the "contour" command:

http://matplotlib.sourceforge.net/screenshots/pcolor_demo.py
which yields:
http://matplotlib.sourceforge.net/screenshots/pcolor_demo_large.png

HTH,

Gaël


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