# Summary statistics (columns)

# 1 General

**Type:**- Matrix Processing**Heading:**- Basic (Processing)**Source code:**SummaryStatisticsColumns.cs

# 2 Brief description

A set of simple descriptive quantities are calculated that help summarizing the data in the selected expression or numerical columns.

Output: A new matrix is created where each row corresponds to one of the selected summary statistic types. `NaN`

and `Infinity`

values are ignored for all calculations.

# 3 Parameters

## 3.1 Columns

Selected expression/numerical columns for which the later defined quantities should be calculated.

## 3.2 Calculate

List of quantities that are calculated for the selected columns (default: all of the below listed quantities are selected). The available quantities are:

- Sum
- Mean
- Turkey biweight
- Standard deviation
- Coefficient of variation
- Median absolute deviation
- Minimum
- Maximum
- Range
- Valid values
- Inter-quartile range
- 1st quartile
- 3rd quartile
- Skewness
- Kurtosis