Re: [R] stdev, skew, kurtosis, ACF from summary function?

From: Gabor Grothendieck <>
Date: Fri 04 Mar 2005 - 08:44:05 EST

Vivek Rao <vivekrao4 <at>> writes:

: The summary() function shows the min, median, mean,
: max, and 25th and 75th percentiles, but not the
: standard deviation, skew, and kurtosis (at least by
: default). Is there are an option of summary() that
: does this, or has someone written code for this?
: Since the columns of my table are time series, I would
: also like to display the autocrrelations of each
: series up to a certain lag, as part of the summary.
: Thanks.

library(e1071) # to get the skewness and kurtosis functions apply(x, 2, function(x)
  c(sd = sd(x), skew = skewness(x), kurtosis = kurtosis(x), acf = acf(x)$acf)) mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide! Received on Fri Mar 04 09:34:05 2005

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