A generalized boxplot for skewed and heavy-tailed distributions

Christopher Bruffaerts, Vincenzo Verardi, Catherine Vermandele

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Abstract

We define a new boxplot that can deal with skewed and/or heavy-tailed distributions and possible outliers. The methodology relies on a rank-preserving transformation that allows to fit a so-called Tukey g -and-h distribution.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)110-117
Number of pages8
JournalStatistics and Probability Letters
Volume95
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2014

Keywords

  • Adjusted boxplot
  • Generalized boxplot
  • Standard boxplot
  • Tukey g-and-h distribution

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