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Descriptive statistics for multivariate distributions

Hannu Oja

Statistics & Probability Letters, 1983, vol. 1, issue 6, 327-332

Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to study the concepts location, scatter, skewness and kurtosis of multivariate distributions. Measures of these properties are introduced which include some new generalizations of well-known univariate statistics. Previous work is briefly reviewed.

Keywords: Kurtosis; location; multinormality; multivariate; distribution; scatter; skewness (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 1983
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