Statisticians Are Fairly Robust Estimators of Location.

by Daniel A. Relles, William H. Rogers

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An old estimator--the outlier rejecting statistician--is resurrected and compared with a variety of robust estimators of location. The comparison is made by plugging a number of statisticians into a Monte Carlo experiment. The result is that the statistician staves off disaster, but he can be beaten. 23 pp. Ref.

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