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StringTools[ArithmeticMean] - compute the arithmetic mean of the characters (bytes) in a string

Calling Sequence

ArithmeticMean( s )

Parameters

s

-

Maple string

Description

• 

The ArithmeticMean(s) command returns the arithmetic mean of the byte values of the characters present in the string s. The mean is computed as a floating-point number in hardware precision and is returned as a Maple float.

• 

The arithmetic mean of a sufficiently long random string should be close to 128.

Examples

withStringTools:

m:=ArithmeticMeancat

m:=104.

(1)

Charroundm

h

(2)

ArithmeticMeanRandom1000000

128.004748000000006

(3)

See Also

string, StringTools, StringTools[MaxChar], StringTools[MinChar]


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