[R] Definition of Hinges in Boxplot

From: fredrik odegaard <fodegaar_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 30 Apr 2007 09:06:28 -0700


Hi All,
Is the definition and/or algorithm for the 'Hinges' (upper and lower) in Boxplot available somewhere online?
I would like to know a little more than what is described in boxplot.stats. In particular I am trying to understand exactly how it differs from the default (Type 7) of the quantile function.

Many thanks,
Fredrik



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