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ERIC Number: EJ1149528
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Jul
Pages: 5
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ISSN: EISSN-2202-9478
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Standard and Robust Methods in Regression Imputation
Moraveji, Behjat; Jafarian, Koorosh
International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, v2 n3 p32-36 Jul 2014
The aim of this paper is to provide an introduction of new imputation algorithms for estimating missing values from official statistics in larger data sets of data pre-processing, or outliers. The goal is to propose a new algorithm called IRMI (iterative robust model-based imputation). This algorithm is able to deal with all challenges like representative and non-representative outliers and a mixture of different distributions of variables. This algorithm is compared to the algorithm IVEWARE to illuminate the advantages and disadvantages of different techniques for imputation in artificial data and real data sets from official statistics, with respect to robustness are proposed, especially in presence of outliers the model-based of new algorithm is preferable.
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Language: English
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