Chapter 7. Outliers

  1. Richard Boddy and
  2. Gordon Smith

Published Online: 10 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470749296.ch7

Statistical Methods in Practice: for Scientists and Technologists

Statistical Methods in Practice: for Scientists and Technologists

How to Cite

Boddy, R. and Smith, G. (2009) Outliers, in Statistical Methods in Practice: for Scientists and Technologists, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470749296.ch7

Author Information

  1. Statistics for Industry, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 AUG 2009
  2. Published Print: 14 AUG 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470746646

Online ISBN: 9780470749296

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Keywords:

  • ‘outlier’ appeals to practical scientist/technologist;
  • tests for outliers;
  • outlier tests for specific purpose;
  • Grubbs' test;
  • Digozo manufacturing plant;
  • dye-strength observations and blob diagram;
  • six dye-strength observations;
  • six impurity observations;
  • Grubbs' test - null and alternative hypothesis;
  • dye-strength and impurity histograms

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Grubbs' test

  • Warning