# 6.5. utils¶

It contains classes and functions of general utility.

These are python-specific utilities and hacks - general data-processing or numerical operations.

Functions

 argmax bin_split Splits the input data with variable bins. clear_fluctuations Clears the gear identification fluctuations. derivative Find the 1-st derivative of a spline at a point. get_inliers grouper Collect data into fixed-length chunks or blocks. interpolate_cloud Defines a function that interpolate a cloud of points. median_filter Calculates the moving median-high of y values over a constant dx. parse_key_value_pair Argument-type for syntax like: KEY [+*?:]= VALUE. reject_outliers Calculates the median and standard deviation of the sample rejecting the outliers. ret_v Returns a function that return the argument v. sliding_window Returns a sliding window (of width dx) over data from the iterable. stds_redirected

Classes