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Re: Variance of sample and whole dataset

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  • Subject: [mg51195] Re: [mg51192] Variance of sample and whole dataset
  • From: jmt <jmt at dxdydz.net>
  • Date: Fri, 8 Oct 2004 02:54:42 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <200410070926.FAA10859@smc.vnet.net>
  • Reply-to: jmt at dxdydz.net
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Have a look at the AddOn Statistics`DescriptiveStatistics`
The function VarianceMLE is what you are looking for.


On 2004 10 07 11:26, Uwe Ziegenhagen wrote:
  > Hello,
  >
  > with Variance[list] and StandardDeviation[list] I get the
  > variance/std.dev for samples.
  >
  > Is there any builtin command for the variance of whole dataset (division
  > by n, not by n-1)?
  >
  > Uwe

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