win {asbio}R Documentation

Winsorize data

Description

Winsorizes the proportion of ordered data given by lambda from each tail.

Usage


win(x, lambda = 0.2)

Arguments

x

A vector of data.

lambda

A proportion from 0-1 giving the amount of data to be Winsorized in each tail of an ordered dataset.

Details

In Winsorization we we replace responses that are not in the central 1 - 2λ part of an ordered sample with the minimum and maximum responses of the central part of the sample.

Value

Returns Winsorized data.

Author(s)

Ken Aho

References

Wilcox, R. R. (2005) Introduction to Robust Estimation and Hypothesis Testing, Second Edition. Elsevier, Burlington, MA.

Examples

x<-c(2,1,4,5,6,2.4,7,2.2,.002,15,17,.001)
win(x)

[Package asbio version 1.7 Index]