geary

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Percentile

Geary's measure of kurtosis

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

Keywords
univar
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

Aliases
  • geary
Examples
set.seed(1234)
geary(rnorm(1000))
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