Plotting a time seriesΒΆ

Visualizing data is important and should usually be the first step in any analysis. This simple example shows how to plot a single time series.

Plotting a time series
# Author: Johann Faouzi <>
# License: BSD-3-Clause

import numpy as np
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt

# Parameters
n_samples, n_timestamps = 100, 48

# Toy dataset
rng = np.random.RandomState(41)
X = rng.randn(n_samples, n_timestamps)

# Plot the first time series
plt.figure(figsize=(6, 5))
plt.plot(X[0], 'o-')
plt.xlabel('Time', fontsize=14)
plt.title('Plotting a time series', fontsize=16)

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