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Make a histogram of number pairs

Description

Reports how many times a number pair has been received.

Examples

Keep track of number pairs and their relative frequency of occurrence pass the information to prob to generate similar transitions

Discussion

The output list is designed to serve as input to the prob object, to create a probability matrix of transitions from one number to another (known as a first-order Markov chain).

Arguments

input-limit [int]

Optional

Sets a maximum limit for the values that can be input into anal. Input values are clipped between zero and this value. The default value, when no argument is present, is 128. By supplying an argument, you can change the maximum input value up to a maximum of 16384.

Attributes

Common Box Attributes

annotation [symbol]

Sets the text that will be displayed in the Clue window when the user moves the mouse over the object.

background [int] (default: 0)

Adds or removes the object from the patcher's background layer. background 1 adds the object to the background layer, background 0 removes it. Objects in the background layer are shown behind all objects in the default foreground layer.

color [4 floats]

Sets the color for the object box outline.

fontface [int]

Sets the type style used by the object. The options are:

plain
bold
italic
bold italic

Possible values:

0 = 'regular'
1 = 'bold'
2 = 'italic'
3 = 'bold italic'

fontname [symbol]

Sets the object's font.

fontsize [float]

Sets the object's font size (in points).

Possible values:

'8'
'9'
'10'
'11'
'12'
'13'
'14'
'16'
'18'
'20'
'24'
'30'
'36'
'48'
'64'
'72'

hidden [int] (default: 0)

Toggles whether an object is hidden when the patcher is locked.

hint [symbol]

Sets the text that will be displayed in as a pop-up hint when the user moves the mouse over the object in a locked patcher.

ignoreclick [int] (default: 0)

Toggles whether an object ignores mouse clicks in a locked patcher.

patching_rect [4 floats] (default: 0. 0. 100. 0.)

Sets the position and size of the object in the patcher window.

position [2 floats]

g/s(set)

Sets the object's x and y position in both patching and presentation modes (if the object belongs to its patcher's presentation), leaving its size unchanged.

presentation [int] (default: 0)

Sets whether an object belongs to the patcher's presentation.

presentation_rect [4 floats] (default: 0. 0. 0. 0.)

Sets the x and y position and width and height of the object in the patcher's presentation, leaving its patching position unchanged.

rect [4 floats]

g/s(set)

Sets the x and y position and width and height of the object in both patching and presentation modes (if the object belongs to its patcher's presentation).

size [2 floats]

g/s(set)

Sets the object's width and height in both patching and presentation modes (if the object belongs to its patcher's presentation), leaving its position unchanged.

textcolor [float]

Sets the color for the object's text in RGBA format.

textjustification [int]

Text Justification

Possible values:

0 = 'left'
1 = 'center'
2 = 'right'

varname [symbol]

Sets the patcher's scripting name, which can be used to address the object by name in pattr, scripting messages to thispatcher, and the js object.

Messages

int

Arguments

input [int]
Reports how many times this number and the previously received number have occurred in immediate succession. (The first time a number is received, there has been no previous number, so nothing happens.)

clear

Erases the memory of the anal object entirely, but retains the most recently received number to use as the next "previous" value.

reset

Erases the most recently received number from the memory of the anal object. The next number to be received gets stored in its place, to serve as the next "previous" value (but nothing else happens).

Output

list

The first two numbers in the list are the two most recently received numbers, and the third number shows how many times that particular succession of two numbers has been received. This list of three numbers is designed to be used as input to the prob object, to create a probability matrix of transitions from one number to another (known as a first-order Markov chain).

See Also

Name Description
histo Create a histogram of numbers received
prob Create a weighted transition table