mad: Median Absolute Deviation

Description Usage Arguments Value See Also Examples

Description

Compute the median absolute deviation for a vector, dispatching only on the first argument, x.

NOTE: This man page is for the mad S4 generic function defined in the BiocGenerics package. See ?stats::mad for the default method (defined in the stats package). Bioconductor packages can define specific methods for objects not supported by the default method.

Usage

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mad(x, center = median(x), constant = 1.4826,
    na.rm = FALSE, low = FALSE, high = FALSE)

Arguments

x, center, constant, na.rm, low, high

See ?stats::mad.

Value

See ?stats::mad for the value returned by the default method.

Specific methods defined in Bioconductor packages should behave as consistently as possible with the default method.

See Also

Examples

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mad
showMethods("mad")
selectMethod("mad", "ANY")  # the default method

BiocGenerics documentation built on Nov. 17, 2017, 1:23 p.m.