[Numpy-discussion] non-standard standard deviation

Sturla Molden sturla@molden...
Sun Dec 6 11:36:13 CST 2009


Colin J. Williams skrev:
> When one has a smallish sample size, what give the best estimate of the 
> variance? 
What do you mean by "best estimate"?

Unbiased? Smallest standard error?


> In the widely used Analysis of Variance (ANOVA), the degrees of freedom 
> are reduced for each mean estimated, 
That is for statistical tests, not to compute estimators.







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