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\title{Calculates the mean absolute deviation of the difference between each
element of a row (column) of a matrix-like object}
\usage{
x,
rows = NULL,
cols = NULL,
na.rm = FALSE,
diff = 1L,
trim = 0,
constant = 1.4826
)

x,
rows = NULL,
cols = NULL,
na.rm = FALSE,
diff = 1L,
trim = 0,
constant = 1.4826
)
}
\arguments{
\item{x}{An NxK matrix-like object.}

\item{rows}{A \code{\link{vector}} indicating the subset of rows
(and/or columns) to operate over. If \code{\link{NULL}}, no subsetting is
done.}

\item{cols}{A \code{\link{vector}} indicating the subset of rows
(and/or columns) to operate over. If \code{\link{NULL}}, no subsetting is
done.}

are excluded first, otherwise not.}

\item{diff}{An integer specifying the order of difference.}

\item{trim}{A double in [0,1/2] specifying the fraction of observations to
be trimmed from each end of (sorted) x before estimation.}

\item{constant}{A scale factor. See \code{\link{mad}} for details.}
}
\value{
Returns a \code{\link{numeric}} \code{\link{vector}} of length N (K).
}
\description{
Calculates the mean absolute deviation of the difference between each
element of a row (column) of a matrix-like object.
}
\details{
The S4 methods for \code{x} of type \code{\link{matrix}},
}
\examples{
mat <- matrix(rnorm(15), nrow = 5, ncol = 3)
mat[2, 1] <- NA
mat[3, 3] <- Inf
mat[4, 1] <- 0

print(mat)