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st: RE: Boxplots


From   "Martin Weiss" <martin.weiss1@gmx.de>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: Boxplots
Date   Sat, 10 Oct 2009 20:11:23 +0200

<>

" Perhaps Nick Cox, the great Stata GraphMaker, or someone else could make a
Stata program to do this?"

While I do recall overhearing tales of NJC`s late night sessions to enhance
Stata`s graphs, I think we have another hot contender:
http://www.stata.com/meeting/dcconf09/dc09_radyakin.pdf



HTH
Martin

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Fred Wolfe
Sent: Samstag, 10. Oktober 2009 20:02
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: st: Boxplots

Yesterday, Andrew Gelman placed this on his blog:

"I'd love if someone else were to write my article, tentatively titled
"Better than a boxplot," with the following abstract: "We demonstrate
graphical options that dominate the boxplot. We hope that, once these
alternatives are understood, boxplots are never used again." But I
have a horrible feeling I'm going to have to write this article
itself."

One response was this:
Jesse | October 9, 2009 10:10 PM | Reply
Here is the first image that comes up when you google it:
http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fx_files/23661/3/distributionPlot.png
The one on the bottom left is pretty great.

Great, indeed. Perhaps Nick Cox, the great Stata GraphMaker, or
someone else could make a Stata program to do this?

Fred


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