Publication date: 08/13/2020

Specify a Nonparametric Distribution

The Nonparametric option under Distribution enables you to approximate an arbitrary distribution. Enter data or import a file containing a large set of data. This data is used to approximate the distribution.

After selecting Nonparametric, click the icon next to Data. The Provide Data window appears, enabling you to either enter data or import a data file. Once you have imported or entered your data, the data is used to calculate a nonparametric distribution for the component.

Figure 11.17 Provide Data Window 

To import data from a file, do the following.

1. Open the JMP data table that contains the data to import.

2. In the Provide Data window, click Import.

The Select Data Table window appears.

3. From the Data Table list, select the data table.

4. Click OK.

5. In the panel beneath the data grid, specify which columns represent Time to Event data, as well as Censor and Freq data if appropriate.

6. In the Provide Data window, click OK.

To enter data manually, do the following.

1. Create columns for Time to Event data, as well as Censor and Freq data, if appropriate.

2. Enter the data into the columns.

3. In the panel beneath the data grid, specify which columns represent Time to Event data, as well as Censor and Freq data if appropriate.

4. In the Provide Data window, click OK.

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