stddev Tcl Command

NAME

stddev - compute the standard deviation

SYNOPSIS

dmh::stddev number_list

DESCRIPTION

This command is used to compute the standard deviation of a list of numeric values. If there are fewer than two values in the input list, an empty string is returned. The result is formatted as a floating point number. The global variable, tcl_precision, discussed under tclvars, sets the precision of the result.

AUTHOR

Ed Hume, Hume Integration Software

SEE ALSO

meanrange

KEYWORDS

standard deviation, statistics