[R] variable standardization in manova() call

Michael Friendly friendly at yorku.ca
Wed Nov 6 14:45:11 CET 2013

On 11/4/2013 10:45 AM, Sergio Fonda wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm not able to get information about the following question:
> is the variables standardization a default option in manova() (stats package)?
> Or if you want to compare variables with different units or scales and
> rather different variances, you have to previously standardize the
> variables ?

If you mean the response variables, manova() does not require equal
variances and does not standardize.

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