On 01/17/2012 12:07 PM, Adam Prescott wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 17, 2012 at 20:02, Abinoam Jr.<abinoam / gmail.com>  wrote:
>
>> Kenichi let's add the word "histogram" to the search.
>>
>> Perhaps naming the method something "histogram" related would be a good
>> choice.
>>
>
> A histogram is a diagram, visually representing frequencies. A hash is not
> a histogram.
>

It's a reasonable suggestion.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Histogram:

"""
In a more general mathematical sense, a histogram is a function mi that 
counts the number of observations that fall into each of the disjoint 
categories (known as bins), whereas the graph of a histogram is merely 
one way to represent a histogram.
"""