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New in 6.0: Numerical Data Handling
Version 6.0 adds a collection of carefully optimized functions to Mathematica's powerful arsenal of numerical handling capabilities.
New List-Manipulation Functions
Span (;;) — conveniently pick out sequences and sub-blocks from data
Accumulate  ▪ Differences  ▪ Tally  ▪ Riffle  ▪ ArrayFlatten
New List Analysis Functions
BinCounts, BinLists count, list elements in particular collections or ranges
New Data-Handling Functions
FindFit (modified) now supports constrained nonlinear fitting
FourierDCT, FourierDST discrete Fourier transforms
Commonest  ▪ MeanDeviation  ▪ Skewness  ▪ Kurtosis  ▪ ExpectedValue  ▪ ...