# complex numbers

1. ### Statistical significance of deviation from a complex-valued model

I have complex-valued data. At each one of about 100 linearly spaced x values, I have a corresponding measurement of a complex quantity with well-defined Gaussian uncertainties on both the real and complex parts. For the simplest applicable physical model, the data should be described by a...
2. ### Basic question: is the std of complex numbers the std of its components?

Sorry for the basic question, I searched the internet but could not get a simple and clear answer. Application: I want to compute the std of a direction / bearing , values are from 0-360. I can convert the values into complex numbers and back to have a proper average. Question: Can I...