This work describes and illustrates modern robust methods for dealing with outliers, skewed distributions, heteroscedasticity and curvature for anyone dealing with methods for studying associations, comparing groups, or analyzing multivariate data
1. Introduction 2. A Foundation for Robust Methods 3. Estimating Measures of Location and Scale 4. Confidence Intervals in the One-Sample Case 5. Comparing Two Groups 6. Some Multivariate Methods 7. One-Way and Higher Designs for Independent Groups 8. Comparing Multiple Dependent Groups 9. Correlation and Tests Of Independence 10. Robust Regression 11. More Regression Methods 12. ANCOVA
Rand R. Wilcox has a Ph.D. in psychometrics, and is a professor of psychology at the University of Southern California. Wilcox's main research interests are statistical methods, particularly robust methods for comparing groups and studying associations. He also collaborates with researchers in occupational therapy, gerontology, biology, education and psychology. Wilcox is an internationally recognized expert in the field of Applied Statistics and has concentrated much of his research in the area of ANOVA and Regression. Wilcox is the author of 12 books on statistics and has published many papers on robust methods. He is currently an Associate Editor for four statistics journals and has served on many editorial boards. He has given numerous invited talks and workshops on robust methods.