[PD] [array quantile] explanation

Roman Haefeli reduzent at gmail.com
Sun Oct 27 14:52:13 CET 2019

There is a bug in the help of [array] in that 'array-help-3' and
'array-help-4' are multiply defined. So, for the quantile example to
work, you may want to delete the the array named 'array-help-3' in the
[pd define] subpatch.

I'll send a fixed version to github.

On Sun, 2019-10-27 at 14:46 +0100, Roman Haefeli wrote:
> Hi all
> I am having difficulty understanding the output of [array quantile].
> From the help-file it seems it expects an input between 0 and 1, and
> also the values in the array should be in that range. The output
> seems
> to be in the range between 0 and <array-size> - 1. But what does it
> mean?
> Can I use this somehow to achieve this:
> I have n samples and input q while 0 < q < 1. I would like to know
> the
> value x for which q*100 percent samples are smaller than x and (1-
> q)*100 percent bigger. 
> Thanks, 
> Roman
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