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ERIC Number: EJ851653
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jul
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 13
ISSN: ISSN-1069-1898
Graphical and Numerical Descriptive Analysis: Exploratory Tools Applied to Vietnamese Data
Haughton, Dominique; Phong, Nguyen
Journal of Statistics Education, v12 n2 Jul 2004
This case study covers several exploratory data analysis ideas, the histogram and boxplot, kernel density estimates, the recently introduced bagplot--a two-dimensional extension of the boxplot--as well as the violin plot, which combines a boxplot with a density shape plot. We apply these ideas and demonstrate how to interpret the output from these tools in the context of data on living standards in Vietnam. The level of the presentation is suitable for an upper-level undergraduate or beginning graduate course in applied statistics. We use data from the Vietnam Living Standards Survey of 1998 (VLSS98) and from the 2000 Vietnam statistical yearbook, the statistical package Stata, and special programs provided by the authors who introduced the bagplot and the violin plot. (Contains 1 table and 10 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Vietnam