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On the robustness of a class of naive estimators
Wainer, Howard; Thissen, David (1979)
 

Title 
On the robustness of a class of naive estimators

Issue Date
1979

Type
Article

Abstract
A class of naive estimators of correlation was tested for robustness, accuracy, and efficiency against Pearson’s r. Tukey’s r., and Spearman’s ro. It was found that this class of estimators seems in some respects to be superior being less affected by outliers, reasonably efficient, and frequently more easily calculated. The definition and details of the use of these naive estimators are the subject of this paper.

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other: doi:10.1177/014662167900300411

Suggested Citation
Wainer, Howard; Thissen, David. (1979). On the robustness of a class of naive estimators. Retrieved from the University of Minnesota Digital Conservancy, http://purl.umn.edu/99942.


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