To gain intuition for any data set, it can be described by numerical summary measures. There are three main measures of central tendency: the mean, the median and the mode. However, there are other measures of central tendency too, such as the harmonic mean, the weighted mean and the geometric mean. We will look into the definitions and applications of these on the following pages.
The E-Learning project SOGA-Py was developed at the Department of Earth Sciences by Annette Rudolph, Joachim Krois and Kai Hartmann. You can reach us via mail by soga[at]zedat.fu-berlin.de.
Please cite as follow: Rudolph, A., Krois, J., Hartmann, K. (2023): Statistics and Geodata Analysis using Python (SOGA-Py). Department of Earth Sciences, Freie Universitaet Berlin.