[SciPy-dev] Kuipers statistics

Ed Schofield schofield at ftw.at
Tue Feb 21 05:05:18 CST 2006

Manuel Metz wrote:

>I have attached a patch for the file /Lib/special/cephes/kolmogorov.c.
>This patch adds a function 'kuiper(y)' which is very similar to the
>function 'kolmogorov(y)', which is required for the K-S-Test. Kuipers
>statistics is a variant of K-S statistics which is invariant on a circle.
>I did not write an inverse function yet (is't not monotonic in it's
>first derivative) and also did not include patches for the corresponding
>.py files.
>Is there any interest to include the Kuiper statistics into SciPy ???
Thanks for the patch!  I don't know much about this field, but I suspect
we'd be glad to include it.

I'm not sure which directory the function should go in, since it's not
part of the cephes library.  Perhaps Lib/special/c_misc/?

-- Ed

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