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Robust diagnostics in university performance studies

  • Matilde Bini
  • Bruno Bertaccini
  • Silvia Bacci
Conference paper
Part of the Contributions to Statistics book series (CONTRIB.STAT.)

Abstract

The presence of anomalous observations (outliers) in a set of data is one of the greatest problems in methodological statistics, one that scientists were already aware of many years ago, as can be seen in the comments made by the American astronomer Peirce1 over 150 years ago.

Keywords

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Copyright information

© Physica-Verlag Heidelberg 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Statistics “G. Parenti”University of FlorenceFlorenceItaly

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