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# STATISTIC PPCC

Name:
<dist> PPCC
Type:
LET Subcommand
Purpose:
Compute the probability plot correlation coefficient (also called the ppcc) value for a variable for a specified distribution.
Description:
The ppcc value is the correlation coefficient of the straight line fitted to a probability plot (see the documentation for PPCC PLOT for details).

Although this value is normally determined using either a probability plot or a ppcc plot, for a limited number of distributions you can also generate this as a statistic LET subcommand. The advantage in this case is that you can use it with any of the commands that support built-in statistics (e.g., the STATISTIC PLOT or the TABULATION command).

This command was updated 2013/02 in the following ways.

1. In addition to the PPCC value, you can now extract the estimates of the location and scale parameters based on the probability plot. See Syntax 2 and Syntax 3 below.

2. For certain one and two shape parameter distritutions, you can extract the shape parameter based on the PPCC plot/probability plot method.

In using these commands, the shape parameter can be be handled in one of two ways.

• You can assume a fixed shape parameter. For example,

LET GAMMA = 2.6
WEIBULL PPCC STATISTIC PLOT Y X

This command will plot the ppcc value for a Weibull distribution with a shape parameter of 2.6 for the groups defined by the X variable.

• The shape parameter is not pre-defined.

In the example above, if GAMMA is not pre-defined then the shape parameter will be estimated using the PPCC plot method (this is done in the background) for each distinct group.

See the Note section below for a list of supported distributions.

Syntax 1:
LET <par> = <dist> PPCC <y>             <SUBSET/EXCEPT/FOR qualification>
where <y> is a response variable;
<dist> is one of the distributions listed in the Note section below;
<par> is the parameter where the ppcc value is saved;
and where the <SUBSET/EXCEPT/FOR qualification> is optional.
Syntax 2:
LET <par> = <dist> PPCC LOCATION <y>             <SUBSET/EXCEPT/FOR qualification>
where <y> is a response variable;
<dist> is one of the distributions described in the Note section below;
<par> is the parameter where the location value is saved;
and where the <SUBSET/EXCEPT/FOR qualification> is optional.

This syntax returns the estimate of the location parameter rather than the PPCC value.

Syntax 3:
LET <par> = <dist> PPCC SCALE <y>             <SUBSET/EXCEPT/FOR qualification>
where <y> is a response variable;
<dist> is one of the distributions described in the Note section below;
<par> is the parameter where the scale value is saved;
and where the <SUBSET/EXCEPT/FOR qualification> is optional.

This syntax returns the estimate of the location parameter rather than the PPCC value.

Syntax 4:
LET <par> = <dist> PPCC STATISTIC <y>             <SUBSET/EXCEPT/FOR qualification>
where <y> is a response variable;
<dist> is one of the distributions with shape parameters described in the Note section below;
<par> is the parameter where the ppcc value is saved;
and where the <SUBSET/EXCEPT/FOR qualification> is optional.

When the distribution has a shape parameter, then the word STATISTIC is required to distinguish this command from the PPCC PLOT command. Specifically the following can conflict

WEIBULL PPCC PLOT Y
WEIBULL PPCC STATISTIC PLOT Y X

The first command is the Weibull PPCC plot while the second command plots the PPCC value for Y for each group in X.

Syntax 5:
LET <par> = <dist> PPCC SHAPE <y>             <SUBSET/EXCEPT/FOR qualification>
where <y> is a response variable;
<dist> is one of the distributions with a single shape parameter described in the Note section below;
<par> is the parameter where the shape value is saved;
and where the <SUBSET/EXCEPT/FOR qualification> is optional.

This syntax returns the estimate of the shape parameter rather than the PPCC value.

Syntax 6:
LET <par> = <dist> PPCC SHAPE ONE <y>             <SUBSET/EXCEPT/FOR qualification>
where <y> is a response variable;
<dist> is one of the distributions with two shape parameters described in the Note section below;
<par> is the parameter where the shape value is saved;
and where the <SUBSET/EXCEPT/FOR qualification> is optional.

This syntax returns the estimate of the first shape parameter rather than the PPCC value.

Syntax 7:
LET <par> = <dist> PPCC SHAPE TWO <y>             <SUBSET/EXCEPT/FOR qualification>
where <y> is a response variable;
<dist> is one of the distributions with two shape parameters described in the Note section below;
<par> is the parameter where the shape value is saved;
and where the <SUBSET/EXCEPT/FOR qualification> is optional.

This syntax returns the estimate of the second shape parameter rather than the PPCC value.

Examples:
LET A = LOGISTIC PPCC Y
LET A = DOUBLE EXPONENTIAL PPCC Y SUBSET Y > -3
Note:
The following location/scale distributions are supported.

LET A = ANGLIT PPCC Y
LET A = ARCSINE PPCC Y
LET A = CAUCHY PPCC Y
LET A = COSINE PPCC Y
LET A = DOUBLE EXPONENTIAL PPCC Y
LET A = EXPONENTIAL PPCC Y
LET A = HALF CAUCHY PPCC Y
LET A = HALF NORMAL PPCC Y
LET A = HYPERBOLIC SECANT PPCC Y
LET A = LOGISTIC PPCC Y
LET A = MAXWELL PPCC Y
LET A = MAXIMUM GUMBEL PPCC Y
LET A = MINIMUM GUMBEL PPCC Y
LET A = MAXWELL PPCC Y
LET A = NORMAL PPCC Y
LET A = RAYLEIGH PPCC Y
LET A = SEMICIRCULAR PPCC Y
LET A = SLASH PPCC Y
LET A = UNIFORM PPCC Y

In addition, the following distributions with a single shape parameter are supported. If you want a fixed value of the shape parameter, you can specify it as shown here.

LET GAMMA = <value>
LET A = WEIBULL PPCC STATISTIC Y
LET A = 2PARAMETER WEIBULL PPCC STATISTIC Y

LET GAMMA = <value>
LET A = INVERTED WEIBULL PPCC STATISTIC Y

LET GAMMA = <value>
LET A = GAMMA PPCC STATISTIC Y

LET GAMMA = <value>
LET A = WALD PPCC STATISTIC Y

LET GAMMA = <value>
LET A = GENERALIZED PARETO PPCC STATISTIC Y

LET GAMMA = <value>
LET A = FATIGUE LIFE PPCC STATISTIC Y

LET SIGMA = <value>
LET A = LOGNORMAL PPCC STATISTIC Y

LET LAMBDA = <value>
LET A = TUKEY LAMBDA PPCC STATISTIC Y

LET G = <value>
LET A = G PPCC STATISTIC Y

In addition, the following distribution with two shape parameters is supported. If you want a fixed value of the shape parameters, you can specify it as shown here.

LET G = <value>
LET H = <value>
LET A = G AND H PPCC STATISTIC Y

Note:
Dataplot statistics can be used in a number of commands. For details, enter

Default:
None
Synonyms:
None
Related Commands:
 STATISTIC PLOT = Generates a statistic versus subset plot. CROSS TABULATE = Compute a statistic based on a cross-tabulation. PPCC PLOT = Generates a probability plot correlation coefficient plot. PROBABILITY PLOT = Generates a probability plot.
Reference:
James J. Filliben (1975), "The Probability Plot Correlation Coefficient Test for Normality," Technometrics, Vol. 17, No. 1.
Applications:
Exploratory Data Analysis
Implementation Date:
2011/06
2013/02: Support for location, scale, and shape parameters
2015/02: g distribution
2016/06: Support for 2-parameter Weibull
Program 1:
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SKIP 25
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LABEL CASE ASIS
Y1LABEL Correlation
X1LABEL Batch
Y1LABEL DISPLACEMENT 15
X1LABEL DISPLACEMENT 12
TITLE CASE ASIS
TITLE OFFSET 2
XLIMITS 1 10
X1TIC MARK OFFSET 0.5 0.5
YLIMITS 0.92 0.99
TIC MARK OFFSET UNITS DATA
LINE BLANK SOLID
CHARACTER X BLANK
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MULTIPLOT CORNER COORDIANTES 2 2 98 98
MULTIPLOT SCALE FACTOR 2
MULTIPLOT 2 2
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TITLE Normal PPCC Values
NORMAL PPCC PLOT Y X
TITLE Logistic PPCC Values
LOGISTIC PPCC PLOT Y X
TITLE Double Exponential PPCC Values
DOUBLE EXPONENTIAL PPCC PLOT Y X
TITLE Uniform PPCC Values
UNIFORM PPCC PLOT Y X
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END OF MULTIPLOT
``` Program 2:
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skip 25
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tic mark offset units screen
tic mark offset 5 5
char X
line blank
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multiplot scale factor 2
multiplot corner coordinates 5 5 95 95
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y1label displacement 16
x1label displacement 12
title offset 2
label case asis
title automatic
x1label Batch
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multiplot 2 2
y1label Correlation
normal ppcc statistic plot y x
y1label Location
normal ppcc location plot y x
y1label Scale
normal ppcc scale plot y x
char X all
line blank all
y1label Raw Data
plot y x x
end of multiplot
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Date created: 06/23/2011
Last updated: 02/19/2015