bc: Estimation of the Box-Cox transformation

View source: R/regression_models.R

Estimation of the Box-Cox transformationR Documentation

Estimation of the Box-Cox transformation

Description

Estimation of the Box-Cox transformation.

Usage

bc(x, low = -1, up = 1)

Arguments

x

A numerical vector with strictly positive values.

low

The lowest value to search for the best λ parameter.

up

The highest value to search for the best λ parameter.

Details

The functions estimates the best λ in the Box-Cox power transformation.

Value

The optimal value of λ.

Author(s)

Michail Tsagris

R implementation and documentation: Michail Tsagris <mtsagris@uoc.gr>

References

Box George E. P. and Cox D. R. (1964). An analysis of transformations. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series B, 26 (2):211-252.

See Also

correls, auc

Examples

x <- exp(rnorm(1000))
res<-bc(x)

Rfast documentation built on March 18, 2022, 7:41 p.m.