lsquared {agrmt}R Documentation

Calculate l-squared

Description

Calculate Blair and Lacy's l-squared.

Usage

lsquared(V)

Arguments

V

A frequency vector

Details

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

Value

The function returns the l-squared.

Author(s)

Didier Ruedin

References

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

See Also

BerryMielke, BlairLacy

Examples

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

[Package agrmt version 1.42.4 Index]