New in 6.0: Statistics

Version 6.0 introduced integrated highly efficient support for a wide range of statistical functions and operations, both on explicit data and on symbolic representations of statistical distributions.

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New Location Measures

Mean (modified) ▪ Commonest ▪ RootMeanSquare ▪ TrimmedMean ▪ HarmonicMean ▪ GeometricMean

New Dispersion Measures

Variance (modified) ▪ StandardDeviation (modified) ▪ MeanDeviation ▪ MedianDeviation ▪ Quartiles ▪ QuartileDeviation ▪ InterquartileRange

New Shape Measures

Skewness ▪ Kurtosis ▪ QuartileSkewness ▪ CentralMoment

New Multivariate Measures

Covariance ▪ Correlation

New Continuous Distributions

NormalDistribution ▪ ChiSquareDistribution ▪ StudentTDistribution ▪ LogNormalDistribution ▪ BetaDistribution ▪ ExtremeValueDistribution ▪ ...

New Discrete Distributions

PoissonDistribution ▪ BinomialDistribution ▪ HypergeometricDistribution ▪ ...

New Symbolic Features of Distributions

CDF ▪ PDF ▪ InverseCDF ▪ CharacteristicFunction ▪ Quantile

New Random-Generation Functions

RandomReal ▪ RandomInteger ▪ RandomChoice ▪ RandomSample

New Data-Smoothing Functions

MovingAverage ▪ MovingMedian ▪ ExponentialMovingAverage

New Data-Analysis Functions

BinCounts count the number of elements that lie in bins

BinLists ▪ Tally ▪ Commonest

FindClusters find clusters in numerical, discrete, and string data

Nearest find nearest neighbors in any space of data

NearestFunction ▪ DistanceFunction

New Distance & Similarity Measures »

EuclideanDistance ▪ ManhattanDistance ▪ EditDistance ▪ JaccardDissimilarity ▪ ...

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