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st: RE: RE: RE: Quantile question


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>, <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: RE: RE: Quantile question
Date   Fri, 29 Feb 2008 18:32:39 -0000

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-----Original Message-----
From: Nick Cox 
Sent: 29 February 2008 18:19
To: 'statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu'
Subject: RE: RE: RE: Quantile question

Meta-erratum: The URL concerned specifies two errata. 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

Nick Cox

See 

http://www-personal.buseco.monash.edu.au/~hyndman/papers/quantile.htm

for not only one of those references but an erratum too. 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

Every now and again there are amusing papers in The American
Statistician highlighting the numerous 
slightly different ways used in software of defining quantiles and, a
related issue, defining the 
quantities shown in a box plot. 


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