Bowley Skewness

The Bowley skewness, also known as quartile skewness coefficient, is defied by


where the Qs denote the interquartile ranges. It is implemented in the Wolfram Language as QuartileSkewness[data].

See also

Interquartile Range, Pearson Mode Skewness, Pearson's Skewness Coefficients, Skewness

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Kenney, J. F. and Keeping, E. S. Mathematics of Statistics, Pt. 1, 3rd ed. Princeton, NJ: Van Nostrand, p. 102, 1962.

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Bowley Skewness." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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