Talk:Robust measures of scale

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Shouldn't the biweight midvariance be multiplied by the number of samples? (see e.g. , namely the formula at ).

Also, in order to get a linear measure of scale (akin to standard deviation, MAD etc.) one should extract the square root from the result.

-- —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 13:49, 5 June 2010 (UTC)