Data.std

Data.std(column=None, sigma=None, bounds=None)

Find standard deviation value of col_a data column.

Parameters

column (index) – Column to look for the maximum in

Keyword Arguments
  • sigma (column index or array) – The uncertainity noted for each value in the mean

  • bounds (callable) – col_a callable function that takes col_a single argument list of numbers representing one row, and returns True for all rows to search in.

Returns

(float) – The standard deviation of the data.

Note

If column is not defined (or is None) the DataFile.setas column assignments are used.

Todo

Fix the row index when the bounds function is used - see note of AnalysisMixin.max()