statsmodels.nonparametric.bandwidths.select_bandwidth

statsmodels.nonparametric.bandwidths.select_bandwidth(x, bw, kernel)[source]

Selects bandwidth for a selection rule bw

this is a wrapper around existing bandwidth selection rules

Parameters
  • x (array-like) – Array for which to get the bandwidth

  • bw (string) – name of bandwidth selection rule, currently supported are: normal_reference, scott, silverman

  • kernel (not used yet) –

Returns

bw – The estimate of the bandwidth

Return type

float