The formula 'AverageDeviation' returns the average deviation of a matrix over the rows or the columns of that matrix, depending on the chosen dimension.
The matrix you want to know the average deviation of.
The dimension to take the average deviation over. 1 means downwards (over rows), 2 means rightwards (over columns).
In the following example the formula 'AverageDeviation' is used to take the average deviation over the columns.
|Column1 ||Column2 ||Column3 ||Column4 |
|3 ||2 ||1 ||5 |
|1 ||3 ||5 ||5 |
As you see the results are the average deviations of the rows of the matrix.
- Average deviation: This page describes the average deviation and it's relation to other statistics.
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