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statistics.m

## Copyright (C) 1995, 1996, 1997  Kurt Hornik
## 
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## usage:  S = statistics (X)
##
## If X is a matrix, return a matrix S with the min, first quartile,
## median, third quartile, max, mean, std, skewness and kurtosis of the
## columns of X as its rows.
##
## If X is a vector, treat it as a column vector.
  
## Author:  KH <Kurt.Hornik@ci.tuwien.ac.at>
## Description:  Compute basic statistics

function S = statistics (X)
  
  if (nargin != 1)
    usage ("S = statistics (X)");
  endif

  if (prod (size (X)) > 1)
    if (is_vector (X))
      X = reshape (X, length (X), 1);
    endif
    for k=1:columns(X)
      S(:,k) = [min (X(:,k)); empirical_inv ([0.25;0.5;0.75], X(:,k));
            max (X(:,k)); mean (X(:,k)); std (X(:,k));
            skewness (X(:,k)); kurtosis (X(:,k))];
    endfor 
  else
    error ("statistics:  invalid argument");
  endif
  
endfunction

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