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frequence of the values in a vector or matrix

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real or complex vector or matrix


Frequence of the values in a real or complex vector or a real or complex matrix x.

For a real or complex vector or a real or complex matrix x, m=freq(x) returns in the first column of the size(x,'*')x2 matrix m the values of x and in the second column of this matrix the frequences of the corresponding values.

Note that the tabul function is more efficient, applies also to vector of strings and returns a sorted m.


x=[2 8 0 3 7 6 8 7 9 1]

See Also

  • tabul — frequency of values of a matrix or vector
  • dsearch — search in ordered sets
  • histplot — plot a histogram


Carlos Klimann

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