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Transforms on Response Variable



Here, "y" denotes an observed value of the response variable in ANOVA or Regression.

This information is largely taken from Hicks, section 3.8.

See also Box-Cox transforms.




These two transformations shorten the tail of a left-skewed distribution.

y3

y2



These four distributions shorten the tail of a right-skewed distribution.

sqrt(y)

ln(y)

-1/sqrt(y)

-1/y



See also Variance Stabilizing Transform.
 

 
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