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A program for computing the Box-Cox transformations and resulting residual sums of squares.

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
William N Dudley, Professor Public Health Education (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: BOX _COX is an interactive microcomputer program that computes the Box-Cox transformations (Box & Cox, 1864; Neter, Wasserman, & Kutner, 1888), as well as the sum of squared residuals using these transformations. These transformations may be useful for correcting problems in regression models such as heteroscedasticity of error terms and nonlinearity of the regression function. In addition, such transformations may be useful to equate the mean squared residuals of groups to enable comparison of their respective slopes.

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Publication
Applied Psychological Measurement, 14: 102
Language: English
Date: 1990
Keywords
BOX _COX, Interactive microcomputer program