[Tutor] Newbie Here -- Averaging & Adding Madness Over a Given (x) Range?!?!

Albert-Jan Roskam fomcl at yahoo.com
Fri Feb 15 22:03:00 CET 2013

> Eventually what I'll need to do is:

> 1.  Index the file and/or count the lines, as to identify each line's 
> positional relevance so that it can average any range of numbers that are 
> sequential; one to one another.

In other words: you would like to down-sample your data? For example, reduce a sampling frequency from 1000 samples/second (1KHz) to 100, by averaging every ten sequential data points?

> 2.  Calculate the difference between any given (x) range.  In order to be able 
> to ask the program to average every 5, 10, 100, 100, or 10,000 etc. --> until 
> completion.  This includes the need to dealing with stray remainders at the end 
> of the file that aren't divisible by that initial requested range. 

In other words: you would like to calculate a running/moving average, with window size as a parameter?

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