Accession Number : AD0777523

Title :   Hunting the Wild Hare: The Search for Anomalous Data Points,

Corporate Author : HARRY DIAMOND LABS WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Wicklund,John S.

Report Date : NOV 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 12

Abstract : A method is given for the identification and isolation of anomalous data points in measurements that are being processed by a computer. A general discussion of the wild hare problem is presented, followed by a mathematical section and a section describing a computer program written in APL language which embodies the method. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Data processing, *Statistical analysis, Statistical tests, Probability density functions, Normal density functions, Computer programs

Subject Categories : Statistics and Probability
      Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE