[Numpy-discussion] Percentiles and Box Plots

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Fri Jan 15 18:10:21 EST 2010

On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 17:06, Wayne Watson
<sierra_mtnview at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> I have from about 90 to 600 points of different data sets that I would
> like to find the 10th and 90th percentile for. Does numpy have a
> function for that, or any other percentile points?  Is there a method
> for getting at the Box Plot quartiles, and ranges. I think that's the
> simplest set for Box plots. I don't need to draw anything.

Use scipy.stats.scoreatpercentile()

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless
enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
though it had an underlying truth."
  -- Umberto Eco

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