CentralMoment

CentralMoment[list, r]
gives the r^(th) central moment of the elements in list with respect to their mean.

CentralMoment[dist, r]
gives the r^(th) central moment of the symbolic distribution dist.

CentralMoment[r]
represents the r^(th) formal central moment.

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Compute central moments from data:

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Use symbolic data:

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Compute the second central moment of a continuous univariate distribution:

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The central moment of a discrete univariate distribution:

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The central moment of a multivariate distribution:

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Find the relation of a formal central moment to cumulants:

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Evaluate for a particular distribution:

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