import numpy as np
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
from scipy import stats
 
npoints = 20 # number of integer support points of the distribution minus 1
npointsh = npoints / 2
npointsf = float(npoints)
nbound = 4 #bounds for the truncated normal
normbound = (1 + 1 / npointsf) * nbound #actual bounds of truncated normal
grid = np.arange(-npointsh, npointsh+2,1) #integer grid
gridlimitsnorm = (grid - 0.5) / npointsh * nbound #bin limits for the truncnorm
gridlimits = grid - 0.5
grid = grid[:-1]
probs = np.diff(stats.truncnorm.cdf(gridlimitsnorm, -normbound, normbound))
gridint = grid
normdiscrete = stats.rv_discrete(
                        values=(gridint, np.round(probs, decimals=7)),
                        name='normdiscrete')
 
n_sample = 500
np.random.seed(87655678) #fix the seed for replicability
rvs = normdiscrete.rvs(size=n_sample)
rvsnd = rvs
f,l = np.histogram(rvs,bins=gridlimits)
sfreq = np.vstack([gridint,f,probs*n_sample]).T
fs = sfreq[:,1] / float(n_sample)
ft = sfreq[:,2] / float(n_sample)
fs = sfreq[:,1].cumsum() / float(n_sample)
ft = sfreq[:,2].cumsum() / float(n_sample)
nd_std = np.sqrt(normdiscrete.stats(moments='v'))
 
 
ind = gridint  # the x locations for the groups
width = 0.35   # the width of the bars
 
plt.figure()
plt.subplot(111)
rects1 = plt.bar(ind, ft, width, color='b')
rects2 = plt.bar(ind+width, fs, width, color='r')
normline = plt.plot(ind+width/2.0, stats.norm.cdf(ind+0.5,scale=nd_std),
                    color='b')
 
plt.ylabel('cdf')
plt.title('Cumulative Frequency and CDF of normdiscrete')
plt.xticks(ind+width, ind )
plt.legend( (rects1[0], rects2[0]), ('true', 'sample') )
 
plt.show()