QuartileSkewness

QuartileSkewness[list]

gives the coefficient of quartile skewness for the elements in list.

QuartileSkewness[dist]

gives the coefficient of quartile skewness for the symbolic distribution dist.

Details

  • With {q1,q2,q3}=Quartiles[list], QuartileSkewness[list] is equivalent to .
  • A positive value of quartile skewness indicates the median is closer to the lower quartile than the upper quartile .
  • A negative value of quartile skewness indicates the median is closer to the upper quartile.
  • QuartileSkewness[list,{{a,b},{c,d}}] uses the quantile definition specified by parameters a, b, c, d.

Examples

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Basic Examples  (2)

Quartile skewness for a list of exact numbers:

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Quartile skewness of a symbolic distribution:

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Scope  (14)

Applications  (6)

Properties & Relations  (3)

Possible Issues  (1)

Neat Examples  (1)

See Also

Quartiles  InterquartileRange  QuartileDeviation  Quantile  Skewness

Tutorials

Introduced in 2007
(6.0)
| Updated in 2017
(11.1)