**NAME**

im_stats - calculate many image statistics in a single pass

**SYNOPSIS**

**#include** **<vips/vips.h>**
**DOUBLEMASK** ***im_stats(in)**
**IMAGE** ***in;**

**DESCRIPTION**

Find many image statistics in a single pass through the PELs. Returns a
DOUBLEMASK of 6 columns by n+1 (where n is number of bands in image in)
rows. Columns are statistics, and are, in order: minimum, maximum,
sum, sum of squares, mean, standard deviation. Row 0 has statistics for
all bands together, row 1 has stats for band 1, and so on.
Non-complex images only!

**RETURN** **VALUE**

NULL on error.

**SEE ALSO**

im_avg(3), im_deviate(3)

**COPYRIGHT**

National Gallery, 1992
24 October 1992