- Best-fit member within a distributional family?
- Vertical Axis: Probability plot correlation coefficient
- Horizontal Axis: Family tail or shape parameter
- Best-fit symmetric distribution is near-normal
- Data is not long-tailed
- Sample median would be a poor estimator of location
- NIST/SEMATECH Handbook Chapter:
Exploratory Data Analysis
- Filliben (1975), "The Probability Plot Correlation
Coefficient Test for Normality," Technometrics,
Vol. 17, No. 1.