Re: [R] standardization

From: TEMPL Matthias <Matthias.Templ_at_statistik.gv.at>
Date: Wed 18 May 2005 - 23:40:05 EST


My thoughts on this is:
Do not trust what SAS say´s and least of all what the Enterprise Miner said.

Robust Statisticians recommendends to standardize using e.g. (X - median(X)) / ( MAD(X) / 0.675 )

Best,
Matthias

> SAS Enterprise Miner recommendeds to standardize using X / STDEV(X)
> versus [X - mean(X)] / STDEV(X)
>
> Any thoughts on this? Pros Cons
>
> Philip
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