I have a program for which I am trying to analyze its performance. My adviser recommended that I find the probability distribution for the data I have. However, I am not quite sure how to do this.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

The data is something like:

He suggested I find the probability distribution between the times and the size. I am not really sure what he means by this.Code (Text):

[U]Time[/U] [U]Size[/U]

2.10 ms 2

2.30 ms 2

2.90 ms 3

3.10 ms 2

3.30 ms 4

4.10 ms 4

4.30 ms 4

5.30 ms 5

5.50 ms 6

..etc

What I've tried: I found the average and the standard deviation of the times. I then, in Excel, used the function:

Where x is a Time on the above list.Code (Text):NORMDIST(Time[x], avg, std dev, true)I do this for every single time.

I then plot the distributions (on the Y) vs. the Times (on the X). With this, I get a plot that resembles the one I've attached to this post.

The question is: is the plot of distributions for each value vs. Time a meaningful plot?

Also, I do not have Size factored in. What plot would allow me to compare Time vs. Size?

Thank you.

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# Trying to analyze some data

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