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.

DetailsDetails

  • With {q0.25,q0.50,q0.75}=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.
Introduced in 2007
(6.0)
| Updated in 2008
(7.0)