Quantile Regression

Quantile Regression
Dr. Arthur Charpentier (UQàM)

This workshop will present quantile regression, and the idea of iterative least square estimation. It will present an illustration on climate change and hurricanes.

Learning Objectives

1) Basics on quantiles: definition, use of quantiles for monte carlo simulation, boxplots, confidence intervals, etc.

2) Present quantile regression and estimation issues. Application to hurricanes.

3) Get an introduction of outliers, bagplot and multivariate quantiles


Find the slides, script and data sets here:


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  • Etienne L.

    It was interesting and presented in a convivial manner. As is often the case, I would recommend less material and more time to play around with the material.

    April 24, 2012

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