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Richard Williams <richardwilliams.ndu@gmail.com> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu, <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> |

Subject |
RE: RE: st: Elimination of outliers |

Date |
Mon, 06 Jun 2011 13:23:14 -0500 |

At 10:42 AM 6/6/2011, Jeff wrote:

"Outliers and influential observations should not routinely be deleted or automatically down-weighted because they are not necessarily bad observations. On the contrary, if they are correct, they may be the most informative points in the data. For example, they may indicate that the data did not come from a normal population or that the model is not linear." "Regression Analysis By Example", 3rd Edition, Chatterjee, Hadi, Price. Jeffrey B. Wolpin

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**References**:**Re: RE: st: Elimination of outliers***From:*"Achmed Aldai" <Hauptseminar@gmx.de>

**RE: RE: st: Elimination of outliers***From:*"Jeff" <jbw-appraiser@earthlink.net>

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