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Summary statistics (columns)


Brief description

A set of simple descriptive quantities are calculated that help summarizing the data in the selected expression or numerical columns.

Output: A new matrix is created where each row corresponds to one of the selected summary statistic types. 'NaN' and 'Infinity' values are ignored for all calculations.



Selected expression/numerical columns for which the later defined quantities should be calculated.


List of quantities that are calculated for the selected columns (default: all of the below listed quantities are selected). The available quantities are:

  • Sum
  • Mean
  • Turkey biweight
  • Standard deviation
  • Coefficient of variation
  • Median absolute deviation
  • Minimum
  • Maximum
  • Range
  • Valid values
  • Inter-quartile range
  • 1st quartile
  • 3rd quartile
  • Skewness
  • Kurtosis

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perseus/user/activities/matrixprocessing/basic/summarystatisticscolumns.txt · Last modified: 2015/11/23 14:47 (external edit)