asymmetry.measures: Asymmetry Measures for Probability Density Functions

Provides functions and examples for the weak and strong density asymmetry measures in the articles: "A measure of asymmetry", Patil, Patil and Bagkavos (2012) <doi:10.1007/s00362-011-0401-6> and "A measure of asymmetry based on a new necessary and sufficient condition for symmetry", Patil, Bagkavos and Wood (2014) <doi:10.1007/s13171-013-0034-z>. The measures provided here are useful for quantifying the asymmetry of the shape of a density of a random variable. The package facilitates implementation of the measures which are applicable in a variety of fields including e.g. probability theory, statistics and economics.

Version: 0.2
Depends: R (≥ 3.5.0)
Imports: stats, sn, skewt, gamlss.dist
Published: 2020-07-22
Author: Dimitrios Bagkavos [aut, cre], Lucia Gamez [aut]
Maintainer: Dimitrios Bagkavos <dimitrios.bagkavos at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL (≥ 2)]
NeedsCompilation: no
CRAN checks: asymmetry.measures results


Reference manual: asymmetry.measures.pdf
Package source: asymmetry.measures_0.2.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): asymmetry.measures_0.2.tgz, r-release (x86_64): asymmetry.measures_0.2.tgz, r-oldrel: asymmetry.measures_0.2.tgz
Old sources: asymmetry.measures archive


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