BHEP multivariate normality test

The Baringhaus–Henze–Epps–Pulley multivariate normality test.

According to Henze & Wagner (1997) the test has:

The test depends on a smoothing parameter h that can be chosen in various ways:

Henze & Wagner (1997) recommend h = 1.41, while

Tenreiro (2009) recommends hs = 0.448 + 0.026·d for short tailed alternatives and hl = 0.928 + 0.049·d for long tailed alternatives.

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