Function mad #

Compute the median absolute deviation of a matrix or a list with values. The median absolute deviation is defined as the median of the absolute deviations from the median.

Syntax #

math.mad(a, b, c, ...)
math.mad(A)

Parameters #

Parameter Type Description
array Array | Matrix A single matrix or multiple scalar values.

Returns #

Type Description
* The median absolute deviation.

Examples #

math.mad(10, 20, 30);             // returns 10
math.mad([1, 2, 3]);              // returns 1
math.mad([[1, 2, 3], [4, 5, 6]]); // returns 1.5

See also #

median, mean, std, abs

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