gives a multivariate coefficient of skewness for matrix.


  • To use , you first need to load the Multivariate Statistics Package using Needs["MultivariateStatistics`"].
  • is a univariate measure of skewness for multivariate data.
  • MultivariateSkewness[matrix] is equivalent to where , Mean[matrix], and is the estimated population covariance matrix.
  • A value of multivariate skewness close to zero indicates elliptical symmetry.
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