Letter Values in Multivariate Exploratory Data Analysis

  • Donald P. St. Richards
  • Rameshwar D. Gupta
Conference paper


By projecting multivariate data onto hyperplanes, letter values are used to construct a statistic for testing the hypothesis that a multivariate data set follows a completely specified distribution. Further examples of multivariate distributions whose projections have nicely spaced letter values are constructed.


Random Vector Multivariate Data Multivariate Distribution Geometric Progression Laplace Distribution 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Donald P. St. Richards
    • 1
  • Rameshwar D. Gupta
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of StatisticsUniversity of North CarolinaChapel HillUSA
  2. 2.Division of Mathematics, Computer Science and EngineeringUniversity of New BrunswickSt. JohnCanada

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