[Scipy-svn] r4747 - trunk/scipy/stats

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Thu Sep 25 23:04:40 CDT 2008


Author: cdavid
Date: 2008-09-25 23:04:19 -0500 (Thu, 25 Sep 2008)
New Revision: 4747

Modified:
   trunk/scipy/stats/stats.py
Log:
Deprecate stats.median.


Modified: trunk/scipy/stats/stats.py
===================================================================
--- trunk/scipy/stats/stats.py	2008-09-26 04:03:37 UTC (rev 4746)
+++ trunk/scipy/stats/stats.py	2008-09-26 04:04:19 UTC (rev 4747)
@@ -482,6 +482,13 @@
     The median of each remaining axis, or of all of the values in the array
     if axis is None.
     """
+    warnings.warn("""\
+scipy.stats.median is deprecated; please update your code to use numpy.median.
+Please note that:
+    - numpy.median axis argument defaults to None, not 0
+    - numpy.median has a ddof argument to replace bias in a more general manner.
+      scipy.stats.median(a, bias=True) can be replaced by numpy.median(x,
+axis=0, ddof=1).""", DeprecationWarning)
     a, axis = _chk_asarray(a, axis)
     if axis != 0:
         a = np.rollaxis(a, axis, 0)



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