Calculate Kvalseth's COV

Description

Calculate Kvalseth's COV.

Usage

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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

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# Sample data
V <- c(30,40,210,130,530,50,10)
Kvalseth(V)