Stairstep plots display data as the leading edges of a constant interval (i.e., zero-order hold state). This type of plot holds the data at a constant y-value for all values between x(i) and x(i+1), where i is the index into the x data. This type of plot is useful for drawing time-history plots of digitally sampled data systems.
Example - Stairstep Plot of a Function
For example, define a function
f that varies over time,
stairs to display the function as a stairstep plot and a linearly interpolated function.
Annotate the graph and set the axes limits.
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