[SciPy-User] a TOST

Ralf Gommers ralf.gommers@gmail....
Tue Oct 16 13:24:57 CDT 2012


On Tue, Oct 16, 2012 at 6:46 PM, <josef.pktd@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Oct 16, 2012 at 12:31 PM, Ralf Gommers <ralf.gommers@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Oct 16, 2012 at 6:25 PM, <josef.pktd@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> https://gist.github.com/3900314
> >>
> >> label: statistical tests and options that are missing in scipy and
> >> statsmodels.
> >
> >
> > Is this a "how many incomprehensibly named t-test functions can we
> create"
> > exercise?
> >
> > (only half kidding)
>
> TOST is a long established name in statistics
>
> exercise: look at how much SAS TTEST can do
>
> http://support.sas.com/documentation/cdl/en/statug/63033/HTML/default/viewer.htm#statug_ttest_a0000000128.htm
> and ours are ... <limited>
>

It can do more than what's in scipy.stats, I know. There's one function
TTEST in SAS though, with some keywords to control behavior. I'm all for
adding more useful functionality, but against more small functions with
names that will be meaningless for the vast majority of users.

Ralf
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