[graph-tool] What formula is used for std in vertex_average and edge_average?

Tiago de Paula Peixoto tiago at skewed.de
Thu Jul 16 22:33:23 CEST 2020


Am 16.07.20 um 21:45 schrieb Éverton Fernandes da Cunha:
> Hi, there
> 
> I had the same problem. This topic answered me what I wanted, but I have a
> doubt: Why this calculation is more importante/often then just standard
> deviation of the distribution? 

Because we want to express the uncertainty of the mean, not of the
distribution.

> It is just a curiosity because I never saw that measurement :)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Standard_deviation#Standard_deviation_of_the_mean

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Tiago de Paula Peixoto <tiago at skewed.de>


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