BlairLacy {agrmt}R Documentation

Calculate l

Description

Calculate Blair and Lacy's l.

Usage

BlairLacy(V)

Arguments

V

A frequency vector

Details

This function calculates Blair and Lacy's l, a measure of concentration based on linear Euclidean distances. This function follows the presentation by Blair and Lacy 2000. The measure l-squared by Blair and Lacy is implemented as lsquared.

Value

The function returns the l.

Author(s)

Didier Ruedin

References

Blair, J., and M. Lacy. 2000. Statistics of Ordinal Variation. Sociological Methods \& Research 28 (3): 251-280.

See Also

lsquared

Examples

# Sample data
V <- c(30,40,210,130,530,50,10)
BlairLacy(V)

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