Analysis of quantile regression as alternative to ordinary least squares

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  • Abstract

    In this article, an alternative to ordinary least squares (OLS) regression based on analytical solution in the Statgraphics software is considered, and this alternative is no other than quantile regression (QR) model. We also present goodness of fit statistic as well as approximate distributions of the associated test statistics for the parameters. Furthermore, we suggest a goodness of fit statistic called the least absolute deviation (LAD) coefficient of determination. The procedure is well presented, illustrated and validated by a numerical example based on publicly available dataset on fuel consumption in miles per gallon in highway driving.

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    Quantile Regression; Model Validation; Stepwise Regression; Linear Programming.

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Article ID: 4686
DOI: 10.14419/ijasp.v3i2.4686

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