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Winsorized mean

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A winsorized mean is a winsorized statistical measure of central tendency, much like the mean and median, and even more similar to the truncated mean. It involves the calculation of the mean after winsorizing -- replacing given parts of a probability distribution or sample at the high and low end with the most extreme remaining values, typically doing so for an equal amount of both extremes; often 10 to 25 percent of the ends are replaced. The winsorized mean can equivalently be expressed as a weighted average of the truncated mean and the quantiles at which it is limited, which corresponds to replacing parts with the corresponding quantiles. Advantages The winsorized mean is a useful estimator because by retaining the outliers without taking them too literally, it is less sensitive to observations at the extremes than the straightforward mean, and will still generate a reasonable estimate of central tendency or mean for almost all statistical models. In this regard it i
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