[SciPy-user] information on statistical functions
Fri Dec 19 12:05:37 CST 2008
On 12/19/2008 6:51 PM, Robert Kern wrote:
> How does the current version strike you?
It looks accurate. :)
Also it mentions that ddof=0 gives the ML estimate, which is often
A warning about what ddof=1 may/will do to the standard error of the
variance would also be useful. Estimating the variance unbiased can be
equivalent of throwing away a substantial portion of the data; which in
turn may translate to a lot of lost investment in work and money.
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