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ERIC Number: EJ636098
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0020-739X
Teaching the Concept of Breakdown Point in Simple Linear Regression.
Chan, Wai-Sum
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, v32 n5 p745-94 Sep-Oct 2001
Most introductory textbooks on simple linear regression analysis mention the fact that extreme data points have a great influence on ordinary least-squares regression estimation; however, not many textbooks provide a rigorous mathematical explanation of this phenomenon. Suggests a way to fill this gap by teaching students the concept of breakdown point. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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