[SciPy-dev] Standard deviations

Chris Fonnesbeck fonnesbeck at gmail.com
Tue Nov 29 21:29:33 CST 2005


On 11/29/05, Paul Barrett <pebarrett at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'd like to see more explicit method names. At first sight, 'a.var' and
> 'a.std' don't mean much to me, whereas 'a.variance' and 'a.standard_dev' do.
>

I think it is meant to follow Matlab conventions, so they are familiar to some.

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Chris Fonnesbeck
Atlanta, GA




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