[SciPy-user] [SciPy-dev] Statistics review months

Alan G Isaac aisaac at american.edu
Wed Apr 5 06:51:15 CDT 2006


On Tue, 4 Apr 2006, Webb Sprague apparently wrote: 
> Point 1:  One of the nicest things about R (and I suppose 
> S-Plus) is that when you do a statistical procedure, even 
> a simple regression, it calculates all sorts of useful 
> stuff for you, from diagnostic plots to all that fancy 
> ANOVA stuff to the residuals etc, and stores it in an 
> object that you can manipulate later.  I am not sure how 
> to do this "pythonically" in scipy, but I think it should 
> be considered when we design a stats extension. 

Although this has not been the past direction of SciPy, 
I completely agree.  I think that Scientific Python suggests 
good possibilites.  If you work on this, I can pitch in a
bit this summer.

Cheers,
Alan Isaac






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