[Numpy-discussion] non-standard standard deviation

Chris Colbert sccolbert@gmail....
Fri Dec 4 04:19:27 CST 2009


Why cant the divisor constant just be made an optional kwarg that
defaults to zero?
It wont break any existing code, and will let everybody that wants the
other behavior, to have it.

On Thu, Dec 3, 2009 at 1:49 PM, Colin J. Williams <cjw@ncf.ca> wrote:
> Yogesh,
>
> Could you explain the rationale for this choice please?
>
> Colin W.
>
> On 03-Dec-09 00:35 AM, yogesh karpate wrote:
>> The thing is that the normalization by (n-1) is done for the no. of
>> samples >20 or23(Not sure about this no. but sure about the thing that
>> this no isnt greater than 25) and below that we use normalization by n.
>> Regards
>> ~ymk
>>
>>
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