[SciPy-user] information on statistical functions

josef.pktd@gmai... josef.pktd@gmai...
Thu Dec 18 09:43:40 CST 2008


I find the new doc string for np.var a bit misleading:

"The mean is normally calculated as x.sum() / N, where N = len(x). If,
however, ddof is specified, the divisor N - ddof is used instead."

This seems to refer to the divisor of the mean not of the variance.

I need to sign up for doc editing rights.

Josef


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