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Re: Data Format


list = {
   "C1" -> {5.`, 4.`, 7.`, 3.`, 6.`, 6.`, 7.`, 1.`, 5.`, 6.`},
   "C2" -> {2.`, 5.`, 6.`, 7.`, 7.`, 1.`, 5.`, 4.`, 7.`, 2.`}};

{C1, C2} = Last /@ list;

Mean[C1]

5.

Mean /@ {C1, C2}

{5., 4.6}


Bob Hanlon


On Wed, Aug 1, 2012 at 4:58 AM, Nicholas Kormanik <nkormanik at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Please consider the following code, which is data imported directly into
> Mathematica via a .mtp file (Minitab Portable Worksheet), and then using
> list assignment:
>
>     list = {"C1" -> {5.`, 4.`, 7.`, 3.`, 6.`, 6.`, 7.`, 1.`, 5.`, 6.`}, "C2"
> -> {2.`, 5.`, 6.`, 7.`, 7.`, 1.`, 5.`, 4.`, 7.`, 2.`}}
>
> The following two commands work:
>
>     Mean["C1" /. list]
>
>     Mean["C2" /. list]
>
> However I would prefer to be able to issue the following commands instead:
>
>     Mean[C1]
>
>     Mean[C2]
>
> How can the code at top be converted so that these simpler commands will
> work?
>
> Thanks.
>
> Nicholas Kormanik
>



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