pandas.plotting.bootstrap_plot

pandas.plotting.bootstrap_plot(series, fig=None, size=50, samples=500, **kwds)[source]

Bootstrap plot on mean, median and mid-range statistics.

The bootstrap plot is used to estimate the uncertainty of a statistic by relaying on random sampling with replacement [1]. This function will generate bootstrapping plots for mean, median and mid-range statistics for the given number of samples of the given size.

1

“Bootstrapping (statistics)” in https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bootstrapping_%28statistics%29

Parameters
seriespandas.Series

Pandas Series from where to get the samplings for the bootstrapping.

figmatplotlib.figure.Figure, default None

If given, it will use the fig reference for plotting instead of creating a new one with default parameters.

sizeint, default 50

Number of data points to consider during each sampling. It must be greater or equal than the length of the series.

samplesint, default 500

Number of times the bootstrap procedure is performed.

**kwds :

Options to pass to matplotlib plotting method.

Returns
matplotlib.figure.Figure

Matplotlib figure.

See also

DataFrame.plot

Basic plotting for DataFrame objects.

Series.plot

Basic plotting for Series objects.

Examples

>>> s = pd.Series(np.random.uniform(size=100))
>>> fig = pd.plotting.bootstrap_plot(s)  # doctest: +SKIP
../../_images/pandas-plotting-bootstrap_plot-1.png
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