[Rd] stats::line() does not produce correct Tukey line when n mod 6 is 2 or 3
Joris Meys
jorismeys at gmail.com
Wed May 31 17:57:10 CEST 2017
On Wed, May 31, 2017 at 4:57 PM, peter dalgaard <pdalgd at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> We have a fair amount of cool westerly wind up here that I could transfer
> to you via WWTP (Wind and Weather Transport Protocol). If you open up a
> sufficiently large pipe, that is.
>
>
I closed and opened windows again, but it still doesn't want to accept
WWTP...
> I suspect that Tukey would say "divide the data into three roughly
> equal-sized groups" or some such. The obvious thing to do would be to
> allocate N %/% 3 to each group and then the N %% 3 remaining symmetrically
> and as evenly as possible, which in my book would rather be (1,0,1) than
> (0, 2, 0) for the case N %% 3 == 2. If N %% 3 == 1, there is no
> alternative to (0, 1, 0) by this logic.
>
That's exactly how I would do it on a cold day.
On Wed, May 31, 2017 at 5:30 PM, Serguei Sokol <sokol at insa-toulouse.fr>
wrote:
>
> Should I be exiled to Excel department for this sin? That's tough ;)
> Serguei.
>
You're right, that was really rude of me. My apologies ;)
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