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Re: Re: Variance of sample and whole dataset

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg51237] Re: [mg51205] Re: [mg51192] Variance of sample and whole dataset
  • From: DrBob <drbob at bigfoot.com>
  • Date: Sat, 9 Oct 2004 04:19:14 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <200410070926.FAA10859@smc.vnet.net> <200410080654.CAA24983@smc.vnet.net>
  • Reply-to: drbob at bigfoot.com
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

In other words, you can use VarianceMLE and StandardDeviationMLE.

There really should be links to these from the Variance and StardardDeviation help articles.

Bobby

On Fri, 8 Oct 2004 02:54:56 -0400 (EDT), Tomas Garza <tgarza01 at prodigy.net.mx> wrote:

> Look at Help browser in add-ons Statistics|Descriptive Statistics. You'll
> find there what you want.
> Tomas Garza
> Mexico City
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Uwe Ziegenhagen" <newsgroup at ziegenhagen.info>
To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
> To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
> Subject: [mg51237] [mg51205] [mg51192] Variance of sample and whole dataset
>
>
>> 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
>>
>>
>> --
>>
>> mail to newsgroup at ziegenhagen.info is read only from time to time. If
>> you need an urgent answer, google for me.
>>
>>
>
>
>
>
>



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