[R] Quantative procedure assessing if data is normal

Paul Smith phhs80 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 13 11:28:21 CEST 2009


On Mon, Apr 13, 2009 at 7:42 AM, Henry Cooper <henry.1986 at hotmail.co.uk> wrote:
> As part of an R code assingment I have been asked to find a quantitative procedure for assessing whether or not the data are normal?
>
> I have previously used the graphical procedure using the qqnorm command.
>
> Any help/tips would be greatly appreciated as to how I should start going about this!

There are many tests for that; see, for instance,

?shapiro.test

Also, search the archives of this list.

Paul



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