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Perform Statistical Calculations with Descriptive Analytics | Developer Portal : ThingWorx

Guide Concept

This project will introduce the Statistical Calculation Thing Shape.

The steps in this guide outline how to utilize Descriptive Analytics in ThingWorx Analytics to perform common mathematical analyses on data sets. You will learn how to use the Statistical Calculation Thing Shape's built-in functionality to calculate the mean, median, mode, and other useful insights.

Guide Info

Type Quickstart
Level Intermediate
Est. Time 30 Minutes
Published March 20, 2019
Author Jason Wyatt

You'll learn how to

    • Create a Value Stream and Data Shape
    • Create a Thing with the Statistical Calculation Thing Shape
    • Modify a property to record values to the Value Stream
    • Utilize various built-in services to perform the Mean, Median, Mode, and Standard Deviation calculations
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Things used in this guide

Environment:

This guide may be completed in any environment that has access to both Foundation and Analytics Platform.

This includes the hosted evaluation server, as well as a combination of both the Foundation and Analytics Platform trials.

Software components:
Previous knowledge:

PERFORM STATISTICAL CALCULATIONS WITH DESCRIPTIVE ANALYTICS

Outline
  • Step 1: Introduction
  • Step 2: Create Prerequisites
  • Step 3: Create Thing
  • Step 4: Set Properties
  • Step 5: Format Timed Values
  • Step 6: Calculation Services
  • Step 7: Other Options
  • Step 8: Next Steps