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# a robust statistic in a sentence

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While the arithmetic mean is often used to report central tendencies, it is not **a robust statistic**, meaning that it is greatly influenced by outliers (values that are very much larger or smaller than most of the values).

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Estimators capable of coping with outliers are said to be robust: the median is **a robust statistic** of central tendency, while the mean is not.

3. Robust parametric statistics can proceed in two ways: Robust estimates have been studied for the following problems: There are various definitions of a "robust statistic."

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Strictly speaking, **a robust statistic** is resistant to errors in the results, produced by deviations from assumptions (e.g., of normality).

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Second, the statistician may use **a robust statistic**, such as the median statistic.

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It is **a robust statistic** that has a breakdown point of 0.29, which means that the statistic remains bounded even if nearly 30 percent of the data have been contaminated.

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Moreover, the MAD is **a robust statistic**, being more resilient to outliers in a data set than the standard deviation.

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In statistics, a robust measure of scale is **a robust statistic** that quantifies the statistical dispersion in a set of numerical data.

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The observation in the box indicates the median, or the most central observation which is also **a robust statistic** to measure centrality.

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In statistics, the medcouple is **a robust statistic** that measures the skewness of a univariate distribution.

# Some Words

- skewed distributions
- a few people's incomes
- one's notion
- "middle", and robust statistics
- the median
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- central tendency
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- 4 divisions
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