averageDeviation_: Average Absolute Deviation Function

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averageDeviation_R Documentation

Average Absolute Deviation Function

Description

This function calculates the average absolute deviation of a numbers vector.

Usage

averageDeviation_(x)

Arguments

x

Should be a numbers vector

Details

To calculate the average deviation, the user should give a numbers vector. The result is the sum of the differences in absolute value between each vector element and the mean, divided by the number of elemets. The average absolute deviation formule is the following:

Value

Numeric, the average absolute deviation of the numbers vector.

Note

A vector is created by c(), like c(1,2,3,4,5) creates a vector with the numbers: 1,2,3,4,5

Author(s)

Dennis Monheimius, dennis.monhemimius@edu.uah.es
Eduardo Benito, eduardo.benito@edu.uah.es
Juan Jose Cuadrado, jjcg@uah.es
Universidad de Alcala de Henares

Examples


#data creation
data <- c(1:20)
result = averageDeviation_(data)


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