chi-squared tests in python?

Michael Anthony Maibaum mike at
Wed Jan 18 12:25:19 EST 2006

On 18 Jan 2006, at 16:07, Robert Kern wrote:

> Michael Anthony Maibaum wrote:
>> Coming from the scientific community I agree. A relatively shallow
>> selection of standard statistical methods would be very useful to
>> avoid requiring people to install a relatively large external package
>> (e.g. scipy) for a few simple stats methods.
> Gary Strangman's has existed for many years. Of course,  
> it's utility
> went up quite a bit when it got integrated into scipy so that it  
> could use
> efficient arrays instead of lists and had access to our library of  
> special
> functions.

Sure and that is actually what I've used when I've needed a  
lightweight solution. I wouldn't begin to argue that something like  
scipy isn't a better general solution, but something like  
might well be a useful addition to the core library.


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