Box and Cox

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Box and Cox

Two people who always miss each other and thus are never together. The phrase comes from the 19th-century story of the same name, in which two men named Box and Cox rent the same room at different times of day. Since I've been on night work all week, Irene and I are like Box and Cox these days, constantly missing each other. I hope to actually spend time with her over the weekend!
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Another left side corner from Robinson floated just beyond the six yard box and Cox rose to direct a header that keeper Lee Harper could only help into the net.
When the classical least squares assumptions are not met, particularly with regard to the normality and homoscedasticity (equal variance) assumption, several transformations were well known long before the work of Box and Cox [1].
Chatterjee correctly states that Box and Cox [1] in their original research (and, actually, many others, e.g., ]3]) were mainly seeking power transformations for the response (i.e., dependent) variable only, while Box and Tidwell [2] were seeking power transformations for independent variables only.
307] states that, "The power transformation introduced by Box and Cox [1] and given by
While Box and Cox [1] focused mainly on the case of (3), they [1, pp.