[SciPy-user] Possible bug in stats.describe
robert.kern at gmail.com
Thu Jun 8 22:42:20 CDT 2006
Christopher Mutel wrote:
> I am using the Ubuntu pre-packaged version of SciPy (0.3.2-3ubuntu2).
> In my version, as best as I can tell, the stats.describe function is
> incorrect. It gives the variance of a sample, not the standard
> deviation. Could someone confirm that I am reading this right?
> This is the first time I have ever suspected a bug, so maybe I am
> doing this all wrong. Or has this been noticed already and fixed?
Yes, it has been noticed and the docstring fixed.
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that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
an underlying truth."
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