An IDL routine to combine measurements

<p>This IDL routine uses an optimal variance-weighted mean to combine measurements of the same physical quantity with individual errors. It corrects for over-dispersion to account for possible underestimations of individual measurements, as well as an intrinsically varying physical quantity. The routine does not correct for under-dispersion to avoid strange behaviours in cases where individual measurements are very close one to another. This IDL routines uses the method described here (, and was used to combine radial velocity, proper motion and distance measurements in Gagné et al. (2014).</p>




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