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Re: Transformations y
Posted:
Oct 23, 1996 11:32 AM


 Forwarded message from Paul Velleman 
What is important to teach students is that they should consider selecting a transformation from among the (ordered) set: 1/x, 1/sqrt(x), log, sqrt(x), x (no transformation), x**2
 Paul Velleman
 End of forwarded message from Paul Velleman 
This is exactly what was covered in Chapter 9 of the first editon of Andy Siegel's _Statistics and Data Analysis: An Introduction_. I know of no other treatment at the beginner level.
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