Source code for mc3.stats.time_averaging

# Copyright (c) 2015-2019 Patricio Cubillos and contributors.
# MC3 is open-source software under the MIT license (see LICENSE).

__all__ = ['time_avg']

import sys

import numpy as np

from .. import utils as mu
sys.path.append(mu.ROOT + 'mc3/lib')
import timeavg as ta

[docs]def time_avg(data, maxbins=None, binstep=1): """ Compute the binned root-mean-square and extrapolated Gaussian-noise RMS for a dataset. Parameters ---------- data: 1D float ndarray A time-series dataset. maxbins: Integer Maximum bin size to calculate, default: len(data)/2. binstep: Integer Stepsize of binning indexing. Returns ------- rms: 1D float ndarray RMS of binned data. rmslo: 1D float ndarray RMS lower uncertainties. rmshi: 1D float ndarray RMS upper uncertainties. stderr: 1D float ndarray Extrapolated RMS for Gaussian noise. binsz: 1D float ndarray Bin sizes. Notes ----- This function uses an asymptotic approximation to obtain the rms uncertainties (rms_error = rms/sqrt(2M)) when the number of bins is M > 35. At smaller M, the errors become increasingly asymmetric. In this case the errors are numerically calculated from the posterior PDF of the rms (an inverse-gamma distribution). See Cubillos et al. (2017), AJ, 153, 3. """ if isinstance(data, (list, tuple)): data = np.array(data) if maxbins is None: maxbins = len(data) // 2 return ta.binrms(data, int(maxbins), int(binstep))