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From Ted Dunning <>
Subject Re: Stdev of RMS running average?
Date Sat, 19 Mar 2011 15:45:39 GMT
You can turn it into the standard deviation by doing RMS deviation from the
estimated mean.

And I am totally on-board with Sean in being a bit confused about the use of
the sd of a real RMS error.

On Sat, Mar 19, 2011 at 2:28 AM, Sean Owen <> wrote:

> If you're asking if root-mean-square is actually just the standard
> deviation of something, because it sort of looks like a population
> standard deviation formula -- no it isn't just the standard deviation
> of something.

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