Summary statistics (columns)


Cox Lab


March 18, 2024

1 General

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

4 Parameter window

Perseus pop-up window: Basic -> Summary statistics (columns)