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Last modified: June 2010

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AHELP for CIAO 4.2

ciao_utils

Context: py.ciao_contrib

Synopsis

Utility routines for CIAO (CIAO contributed package).

Syntax

from ciao_contrib.utils import *

Description

The ciao_contrib.utils module provides utility routines for CIAO users, and is provided as part of the CIAO contributed scripts package.

Loading the routines

The module can be loaded into ChIPS or Sherpa by saying:

from ciao_contrib.utils import *

Contents

The utils module currenly provides the routines:

  • simple_stats() - calculate several basic statistic values for an array of numbers
  • simple_hist() - calculate a one-dimensional histogram of an array

See the ahelp files for the individual packages and the contributed scripts page for further information.

CHANGES IN THE JUNE 2010 RELEASE

The version scheme has changed to a date-based system. There should be no changes to the behavior of this module.

Bugs

See the bugs pages for an up-to-date listing of known bugs.


Last modified: June 2010