chainerx.var(a, axis=None, keepdims=False)

Compute the arithmetic var along the specified axis.

Returns the var of the array elements. The var is taken over the flattened array by default, otherwise over the specified axis.

  • a (ndarray) – Array to take the var of.

  • axis (None or int or tuple of ints) – Along which axis or axes to compute

  • var. The flattened array is used by default. (the) –

  • keepdims (bool) – If this is set to True, the axes which are reduced are

  • in the result as dimensions with size one. With this option, (left) –

  • result will broadcast correctly against the input array. (the) –


The var of a, along the axis or axes if specified.

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