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 {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 works with SparseArray objects.
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