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RE: st: quartiles
That may explain why I, another author and yet another
author have got different quartile figures.
--- Nick Cox <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > There
are lots of slightly different
> definitions of quartiles (more generally
> of quantiles) and packages
> and sometimes commands within packages
> differ in what they use. This could
> easily account for some apparent
> See for example
> Rob J. Hyndman; Yanan Fan. 1996.
> Sample quantiles in statistical packages
> The American Statistician, 50(4) 361-365.
> You may able to access this via http://www.jstor.org
> peter harper
> > I was merely replying to Clive's suggestion.
> > I have tried various things, I was not getting the
> > same answer another author got. But I and a
> > statalist user have agreed that I ask the author,
> > he may have used other figures.
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