[R] Coefficient of skewness
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Thu Sep 4 10:13:44 CEST 2008
It exists in many packages: e1071 was one of the earliest.
Other packages include
GLDEX, HyperbolicDist, QuantPsyc, TSA, agricolae, fUtilities, modeest,
moments, npde, s20x
It is also a common exercise in basic R programming courses.
On Thu, 4 Sep 2008, Williams, Robin wrote:
> Is there a function in R to calculate the coefficient of skewness of
> some data? I had expected there to be one, but can find no information
> about it.
> Thanks for any pointers.
> Robin Williams
> Met Office summer intern - Health Forecasting
> robin.williams at metoffice.gov.uk
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