[Numpy-discussion] New functions.
Wed Jun 1 11:01:37 CDT 2011
On Wed, Jun 1, 2011 at 10:44, Craig Yoshioka <email@example.com> wrote:
> would anyone object to fixing the numpy mean and stdv functions, so that they always used a 64-bit value to track sums, or so that they used a running calculation. That way
> would not equal 511.493408?
Yes, I object. You can set the accumulator dtype explicitly if you
need it: np.mean(arr, dtype=np.float64)
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enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
though it had an underlying truth."
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