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Date:         Wed, 7 Mar 2001 04:25:06 GMT
Reply-To:     PD <sophe@USA.NET>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         PD <sophe@USA.NET>
Organization: Icj808
Subject:      Re: multivariate normality test ?

You probably want to visit SAS online sample library. I remember there was a sample code that covered multivariate normality test. It specifically mentioned Mardia.

PD "yogab" <yogab@hotmail.com> wrote in message news:3AA01EF8.8F6858D4@hotmail.com... > Hello all., > > Iam looking for some information about the mutinormality code > on 'sas-contributors' site 'multinorm.sas'. has any one used it before ? > > I was using this test normality (Using - Mardia 1974 method) of some > data(1000 samples), it > seem to give an acceptable level of 'p' value for multinorm-kurtosis but > consistently > fails for multinorm-skewness also it passes all the univariate test > (well which does not > mean they are multinorm, but does not prove otherwise too). I little > skeptical about this test. > > Has any one used this test before ? Any pointer of consistency or > limitations of > using this code/test.? Has any one used or know any consistent test for > multi-norm ? > > > thanks in advance. > > regards, > > yoga@tamu.edu > > > > >


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