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Re: Creating a Listable Function

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  • Subject: [mg73552] Re: Creating a Listable Function
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at>
  • Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2007 06:04:58 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Uni Leipzig
  • References: <ergqjm$j0v$>
  • Reply-to: kuska at





Gregory Lypny wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I've created a function for population variance, which does not make  
> use of Mathematica's built-in Variance function.
> VarPop[x_] := Total[(x - Mean@x)^2]/Length@x
> How do I need to change the definition to have the function operate  
> across lists much like Total, Mean, and Variance do?
> Regards,
> 	Greg

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