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gives the median Euclidean distance from the median of the elements in matrix.
  • is a univariate measure of median deviation for multivariate data.
  • The multivariate median deviation is given by the median of the list {Norm[x1-], Norm[x2-], ...}, where and is the median of matrix.
  • The following option can be given:
MedianMethodMedianthe median to use
Multivariate median deviation for bivariate data:
Multivariate median deviation for bivariate data:
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Multivariate median deviation using a simplex median: