Variance


Name:
Variance - returns the variance of the elements of an array
Synopsis:
 
array Variance -> double, unbiased estimate of variance of elements
Examples:
 
[8 4 3 6 9 5] Variance --> 5.366
Description:
 
The function is implemented in SLI using Mean and Total
Parameters:
 
array
Remarks:
 
The Mathematica version is more general.
Replaces arr::Var in future versions.
References:
 
[1] The Mathematica Book "Variance"
Author:
Diesmann  
FirstVersion:
2009.2.22  
SeeAlso: Source:
/home/graber/work-nest/nest-git/nest-simulator/lib/sli/mathematica.sli