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Re: st: box plot reference


From   Chris Witte <eljefespeaks@yahoo.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: box plot reference
Date   Tue, 19 Aug 2008 08:22:52 -0700 (PDT)

Thanks Maarten and Elizabeth.  Tukey works.  For some reason, Elizabeth's reply wasn't sent to me.



----- Original Message ----
From: Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Sent: Tuesday, August 19, 2008 9:25:12 AM
Subject: Re: st: box plot reference

Go for Tukey as was suggested by Elizabeth:
http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2008-08/msg00746.html

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

-- Maarten

--- Chris Witte <eljefespeaks@yahoo.com> 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.


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