MeanDeviation

MeanDeviation[list]

gives the mean absolute deviation from the mean of the elements in list.

Details

  • For the list {x1,x2,,xn}, the mean deviation is given by , where is the mean of the list.
  • MeanDeviation handles both numerical and symbolic data.
  • MeanDeviation[{{x1,y1,},{x2,y2,},}] gives {MeanDeviation[{x1,x2,}],MeanDeviation[{y1,y2,},]}.

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Basic Examples  (2)

MeanDeviation of a list:

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MeanDeviation of columns of a matrix:

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Scope  (9)

Generalizations & Extensions  (1)

Applications  (3)

Properties & Relations  (4)

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See Also

Mean  StandardDeviation  MedianDeviation  QuartileDeviation  Variance  TrimmedVariance  WinsorizedVariance  BiweightMidvariance  QnDispersion  SnDispersion

Tutorials

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