# Calculate Kvalseth's COV

### Description

Calculate Kvalseth's COV.

### Usage

1 | ```
Kvalseth(V)
``` |

### Arguments

`V` |
A frequency vector |

### Details

This function calculates Kvalseth's COV, a measure of dispersion based on linear Euclidean distances. It is based on th IOV measure, implemented as `BerryMielke`

. This function follows the presentation by Blair and Lacy 2000.

### Value

The function returns the COV.

### Author(s)

Didier Ruedin

### References

Blair, J., and M. Lacy. 2000. Statistics of Ordinal Variation. Sociological Methods \& Research 28 (3): 251-280.

### See Also

`BerryMielke`

, `lsquared`

### Examples

1 2 3 |

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