Bayesian Methods for Hackers style sheet#

This example demonstrates the style used in the Bayesian Methods for Hackers 1 online book.

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http://camdavidsonpilon.github.io/Probabilistic-Programming-and-Bayesian-Methods-for-Hackers/

'bmh' style sheet
import numpy as np
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt


# Fixing random state for reproducibility
np.random.seed(19680801)

plt.style.use('bmh')


def plot_beta_hist(ax, a, b):
    ax.hist(np.random.beta(a, b, size=10000),
            histtype="stepfilled", bins=25, alpha=0.8, density=True)


fig, ax = plt.subplots()
plot_beta_hist(ax, 10, 10)
plot_beta_hist(ax, 4, 12)
plot_beta_hist(ax, 50, 12)
plot_beta_hist(ax, 6, 55)
ax.set_title("'bmh' style sheet")

plt.show()

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