moments (version 0.14)

geary: Geary's measure of kurtosis

Description

This function computes an estimator of Geary's measure of kurtosis.

Usage

geary(x, na.rm = FALSE)

Arguments

x
a numeric vector, matrix or data frame.
na.rm
logical. Should missing values be removed?

Details

The Geary's kurtosis is computed by dividing average difference between observation and the mean by standard deviation of the sample.

References

Geary, R.C. (1936). Moments of the ratio of the mean deviation to the standard deviation for normal samples. Biometrika, 28, 295-307.

See Also

kurtosis, bonett.test

Examples

set.seed(1234)
geary(rnorm(1000))