# Depth calculation

### Description

Depth calculation

### Usage

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### Arguments

`u` |
Numerical vector or matrix whose depth is to be calculated. Dimension has to be the same as that of the observations. |

`X` |
The data as a matrix, data frame or list. If it is a matrix or data frame, then each row is viewed as one multivariate observation. If it is a list, all components must be numerical vectors of equal length (coordinates of observations). |

`method` |
Character string which determines the depth function. |

`name` |
name for this data set - it will be used on plots. |

`threads` |
number of threads used in parallel computations. Default value -1 means that all possible cores will be used. |

`...` |
parameters specific to method - see |

### Details

Calculate depth functions.

### Author(s)

Daniel Kosiorowski, Mateusz Bocian, Anna Wegrzynkiewicz and Zygmunt Zawadzki from Cracow University of Economics.

### References

Liu, R.Y., Parelius, J.M. and Singh, K. (1999), Multivariate analysis by data depth: Descriptive statistics, graphics and inference (with discussion), Ann. Statist., 27, 783-858.

Mosler K (2013). Depth statistics. In C Becker, R Fried, K S (eds.), Robustness and Complex Data Structures, Festschrift in Honour of Ursula Gather, pp. 17-34. Springer.

Rousseeuw, P.J. and Struyf, A. (1998), Computing location depth and regression depth in higher dimensions, Stat. Comput., 8, 193-203.

Zuo, Y. and Serfling, R. (2000), General Notions of Statistical Depth Functions, Ann. Statist., 28, no. 2, 461-482.

### See Also

`depthContour`

and `depthPersp`

for depth graphics.

### Examples

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