[SciPy-user] error in std?

Emanuele Olivetti olivetti@itc...
Fri Feb 23 09:00:39 CST 2007


oliver.tomic@matforsk.no wrote:
> Hi list,
...
> the result for stand is 1.870828693386..... ,which is exactly what should
> be.
> 
> However, when I do exactly the same under the NEW configuration the result
> for stand is 1.70782512766.
> 
> I am clueless. Has anyone experienced the same problem? Any help
> appreciated.

There was a post on Numpy-discussion about why dividing by N instead
of N-1 in std from some recent release on:
http://projects.scipy.org/pipermail/numpy-discussion/2006-November/024821.html
but there was no answer.

Let see what happens this time ;)

Emanuele



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