plotting – Plot the confidence interval bands from standard error and mean

My data has 20 horizons of mean and standard error. The very first step I’d like to manually calculate the 95% confidence interval from standard error and mean. After this, is to plot the timevarying confience interval and list line of the points.
My data is as follows:
mean = {{1, -0.1281689}, {2, 0.1478683}, {3, 0.1382437}, {4, 0.0571045}, {5, -0.107898}, {6, 0.0998165}, {7, 0.1649531}, {8, 0.0483372}, {9, -0.11159023}, {10, 0.0903693}}
stadarderror={{1,.1276788},{2, .055235},{3, .12887},{4,.0704618},{5,.089934},{6,.0548278},{7,.1128737},{8,.0974755},{9,.0966654},{10,.0755061}}

pathfinder 1e – How does ‘Standard Action Attacking’ Work with the Big Cat animal companion?

I’m playing pathfinder with my friends as a hunter (ranged build) and I have an animal companion (the Big Cat animal companion archetype). We are currently level 5, and we started at level 4 and I am confused about how many attacks my companion gets.

I am unsure which of my Big Cat’s bite and claw attacks it can use as a standard action, or after moving, and whether or not it needs to use a full round action to full-attack (without moving more than a 5′ step) to use all of its attacks.

Example:

Let’s say I move 10 yards and then I want to attack an enemy:

pathfinder 1e – question about big cat and thier “standard attack” animal companion

IM playing pathfinder with my friends and IM playing a hunter (ranged build) and I have an animal companion a Big Cat we are currently level 5, and we started at level 4 and IM going to ask something that is troublesome.

How does a “standard attack works?”

Let’s say I move 10 yards and then i want to attack an enemy:

Can I attack with bite and claws?

Only bite?

Only claws?

Do I need to do full round attack to get all 3 attacks?

is there a way to get all attacks in a round?

Any good insight about this and any future tips for big cats?

thanks alot guys!

website design – Standard headshot and thumbnail dimensions and width/height ratio

Is there a preferred size and ratio for images that represent a headshot/mugshot of a person? I have a project where we’re taking photos of people, generate thumbnails, store the thumbnails and print them on identification cards. Those cards can be swiped by a computer and the photo pops up in a little notification window.

So is there a preferred or standard photo size / ratio for printing on identification cards (drivers licenses, passports, Costco cards)? Also, is there a preferred or standard size / ratio for headshots of people in web or Windows-based UIs?

An example might be a “Meet the Executive Team” section of a website that has executive headshots.

I know some places will do square headshots (StackExchange @ 128x128px), I would prefer a slightly more vertical headshot, but I’m not too picky either way. If there were any standards in this area, it would be great to know what the recommended Square headshot, vertical, or (if this exists) a horizontal image layout dimensions and ratio is.

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I’m Andrew, techno polymath and long-time LowEndTalk community Moderator. My technical interests include all things Unix, perl, python, shell scripting, and relational database systems. I enjoy writing technical articles here on LowEndBox to help people get more out of their VPSes.

Calculating standard deviation for asymmetric histogram

How do we calculate the standard deviation for an asymmetric histogram? and How should I interpret it pictorially?

Help is highly appreciated! Thanks

google sheets – Linear regression with 2 standard deviations?

I have a series of data, and I would like to determine the line of best fit (linear regression) over various numbers of datapoints, along with 2 standard deviations above and below that line.

I’m using Google Sheets, and it seems like the built-in Chart feature doesn’t have any standard deviation built in, although it can do the regression portion. But it is limited (AFAIK) to a hardcoded dataset, and I want to be able to for example determine the regression for the last N datapoints.

Here is an example of what I get currently with some sample data:

example of line of best fit

So that’s fine, but how can I get it to display 2 standard deviations on either side of the best fit line, and for a variable portion of the total dataset?

Do documents in Danish need to be translated for UK standard visa?

So I am applying for a visa for my mom so that she can visit family in the UK. We live in Denmark. The gov.uk website states that all documents that are not in English or Welsh must be translated (no mention of the translations being certified). I was wondering whether I could translate the documents myself since I am fluent in both: Danish and English. Or could I ask a friend to translate documents for me (I think maybe the immigration office would mind if I translate the documents myself)? Also, I heard from a few friends that you don’t need to translate documents that are in Danish. So what is the truth in all of this? Should I get documents like bank statements (which are pretty self explanatory) translated by a certified translators (who are crazy expensive in DK)?

SharePoint CSOM with .net standard | Credentials vs App

I am trying to understand how the authentication works using a .NET core application to O365. The article here describes it: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/dev/sp-add-ins/using-csom-for-dotnet-standard But it requires registering an app AND providing user name and password. My question is, why do I need to provide username and password with the authentication if we’re registering an app already? What’s the use of registering an app if we’ll pass username and password anyway?

How should I answer the following ‘income and expenditure’ question on the UK standard visitor visa application?

I am a Pakistani citizen living in Denmark, who will be travelling to the UK on the 26th of September to help my daughter settle in for university. I will be returning to Denmark on the 29th of September. My husband, who is a Danish citizen owns a restaurant and I work as the chef helper there, and earn a total of 5000 dkk per month, which gets transferred to my husbands’ account since we both share our income to pay the household bills, food, leisure activities, etc (he obviously earns more than me). So basically, I am quite unsure as to how I should be answering the following Income and Expenditure question on the application:

  1. What is the total amount of money you spend each month?

I earn approx 5000 per month. However, I do use my husband’s private master card to buy food, pay the rent, electricity bill etc. Is the question asking me, as to how much I spend off of ‘my’ money each month or is it asking me to quote the general amount of money we spend as on ourselves as a family (we also have three kids who don’t work and are completely dependent on my husband’s mastercard to pay for their expenses). Or should I only quote 5000 kr since that is the amount I get paid each month?

Sorry if I sound confusing, I am in fact very confused.