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Fan chart

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Fan chart


Updated 27 May 2010

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This function generates a fan chart. A fan chart aims to visualize the uncertainty that surrounds a sequence of point forecasts.

The function can be provided with a series of density forecasts and historical data.

Fan charts are used by central banks (e.g. the Bank of England) to visualize their forecasts for price inflation.

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Marco B. (2020). Fan chart (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

Comments and Ratings (1)

Joaquin Saldain



Accomp. function has been added: dates can now be added to the horizontal axis of the chart

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2009a
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
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