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Home MathPack DataTable Methods MeanVarOfMarkedCells  
See also: MeanVarOfNumCells  
MeanVarOfMarkedCells 

The method MeanVarOfMarkedCells calculates the mean and the variance of all matrix elements within a specified range of cells which meet the following requirements: (1) they are not marked as csNAN, nor as csUndefined, (2) their cell state has to match the CellState parameter at least in one bit, and (3) they have to belong to either interval or ratio scaled variables (that is "real" numbers). Allowed states of the CellState parameter are csUser1, csUser2, csUser3, csImputed, csMarkedA, and csMarkedB. The range of matrix elements to be used is determined by the parameters LowRow, LowCol, HighRow, and HighCol. If any of these parameters receives an invalid value, this value is automatically adjusted to the nearest boundary value (either 1 or NrOfColumns / NrOfRows). The variable parameters Mean and Variance return the mean value and the variance of the selected data. The function returns the number of data points used for the calculation (i.e. the number of marked numeric data cells within the specified range).
