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Re: st: box plot reference

From   Maarten buis <>
Subject   Re: st: box plot reference
Date   Tue, 19 Aug 2008 15:25:12 +0100 (BST)

Go for Tukey as was suggested by Elizabeth:

This is the classic reference and if your school is any good it should
have that.

-- Maarten

--- Chris Witte <> wrote:

> My school doesn't have Moore and McCabe, but I did look in Tanis and
> Hogg and there wasn't any mention of fences or adjacent values
> (atleast when it is describing box plots).  It does mention quartiles
> and medians, but nothing else.  Any other ideas?  I've looked through
> about 30 stats books so far.

Maarten L. Buis
Department of Social Research Methodology
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Boelelaan 1081
1081 HV Amsterdam
The Netherlands

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