Outlier vs Winsorize - What's the difference?

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Outlier is a see also of winsorize.


As a noun outlier

is a person or thing away from others or outside its proper place.

As a verb winsorize is

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outlier

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A person or thing away from others or outside its proper place.
  • (geology) A part of a formation separated from the rest of the formation by erosion.
  • (statistics) A value in a statistical sample which does not fit a pattern that describes most other data points; specifically, a value that lies 1.5 IQR beyond the upper or lower quartile.
  • Antonyms

    * inlier

    winsorize

    English

    Alternative forms

    * Winsorize * winsorise, Winsorise (non-Oxford British spelling)

    Verb

    (winsoriz)
  • (statistics) To transform statistics of a batch or sample by transforming extreme values.
  • Derived terms

    * winsorization

    See also

    *outlier *(winsorizing) English eponyms