[R] Comparing skewness

From: Skirmantas Janusonis <skirmantas.janusonis_at_yale.edu>
Date: Thu 11 May 2006 - 23:49:11 EST


Hello,

I'd appreciate any ideas on how to compare the skewness of two samples. In my case, one sample is likely to be roughly normal and the other one skewed. I could run two D'Agostino tests, but then I'll have to correct for the family-wise error. What if both samples are skewed? If there are no general tests (or they can't exist), I'd like to know.

Thanks,

Skirmantas



Skirmantas Janusonis, Ph.D.
Yale University School of Medicine
Department of Neurobiology
P.O. Box 208001
New Haven, CT 06520-8001
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E-mail: skirmantas.janusonis@yale.edu

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