Re: [R] test for multivariate normality?

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Date: Thu, 29 May 2008 12:49:27 -0500

Yes. You could install "mvnormtest" Package and perform the multivariate normality test. By using mshapiro.test

I wish this is helpful!

Chunhao Tu

Quoting HongSheng Liao <HLiao_at_odu.edu>:

>
> My stat textbook tells me that using Shapiro-Wilk test for each variable
> one by one is not equal to a test for multivariate normality as a whole.
> Does R have a function of testing for multivariate normality? Thanks.
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