Here you enter the percentage Value which will be used be the selected statistical method.
Here you can set special values (separated by Semicolon and/or space) which will be checked separately. If a match is found the result column will be flagged with a 1.
Summary
This algorithm filters data records through value comparisons and statistical averages, averages with standard deviations, medians and special values. Value changes in relation to the previous data record are also considered.
Configuration
Input settings of existing table
Settings
Remarks
This operator can analyze multiple columns in one run.
All calculations and comparisons are done separately, for each column, e.g. the average is calculated for every column not the average from multiple columns
All comparisons are conectet with an AND, ALL conditions have to be met
Value changed in comparison to the precursor:The data sets are used as they are given, there is no soting involved. The first data set will be used as a precursor, to prevent that it is counted as an outlier.
Problems with 0Values:
0Values in the data set can produce a great change in value, so normal values can be flaged as outliers, so there is the setting Ignore values with zero as previous value.
By 0Values with percentage variation a constant will be used to prevent divided by 0 errors, it will produce values in the billions, this should describes an almost infinite slope.
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Examples
Example: Value smaller than 5
Situation
In the value column from the data node A01, the data records which are smaller than 5 should be found:
Settings
Add the operation 'Outlier search' to data node A01.
Under Analyze, enter the following column (s) 'B'.
Under Value, enter less than '5'.
Result
Each data record is compared with the entered value; if the value of column B is less than 5, column C is set to 1.
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Example: Value greater than 5
Situation
In of the value column from the data node A01, the data records which are larger than 5 should be found:
Settings
Add the operation 'Outlier search' to data node A01.
Under Analyze, enter the following column (s) 'B'.
Under Value, enter greater than '5'.
Result
Each data record is compared with the entered value; if the value of column B is less than 5, column C is set to 1.
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Example: Median (smaller/greater)
Situation
In the value column from data node A01, the data sets, which are 20% smaller than the median, should be to be found:
Settings
Add data to node A01 to perform the operation of the outlier operation.
Under Analyze, enter the following column (s) 'B'.
Select the method 'Median' as the statistical method.
enter Value, less than ...% of the statistical method '20'.
Result
The median is calculated via column B.For each row, the difference between the value from column B and the median is calculated.If the difference is less than 20 percent of the median, column C is set to 1.
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Example: Average (smaller/greater)
Situation
In the value column of node A01, all values which are smaller than the average by at least 21% should be found
Settings
Add data to node A01 to perform the operation of the outlier operation.
Under Analyze, enter the following column (s) 'B'.
Select the method 'Average' as the statistical method.
enter Value, less than ...% of the statistical method '21'.
Result
The average is calculated via column B.For each row, the difference between the value from column B and the average is calculated.If the difference is less than 21 percent of the average, column C is set to 1.
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Example: Average with Standard deviation (smaller)
Situation
In the value column of node A01, all values which are smaller than the average with the standard deviation by at least 20% should be found
Settings
Add data to node A01 to perform the operation of the outlier operation.
Under Analyze, enter the following column (s) 'B'.
Select the method 'Average with standard deviation' as the statistical method.
enter Value, less than ...% of the statistical method '21'.
Result
First by using column B the average with standard deviation is calculated, later on the average is calculated and the values are compared, if the deviation is too big, the flag in column c is set to 1.
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Example: percentile
Situation
In the B column from the data node A04, the data sets where the values are 1 percent smaller than the percentile 5 will be marked.
Settings
Add data to node A01 to perform the operation of the outlier operation.
Under Analyze, enter the following column (s) 'B'.
As an action, "Only retain data records WITH all criteria".
Select the method 'percentile 5' as the statistical method.
enter Value, less than ...% of the statistical method '1'
Result
In the B column from the data node A04, the data sets where the values are 1 percent smaller than the percentile 5 will be marked.
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Example: Valid values
Situation
In the value column from the data node A03, the data sets which are 0, 10, 100 will be flagged.
Settings
Add data to node A01 to perform the operation of the outlier operation.
Under Analyze, enter the following column (s) 'B'.
As an action, "Valid value quantity", select 0,10,100
Select the method 'percentile 5' as the statistical method.
enter Value, less than ...% of the statistical method '1'
Result
The selected values wiill be searched in column B, if a match is found column C will be flagged.
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Example: Increase to predecessor by more than...
Situation
In the B column from the data node A02, the data sets which values increases by more than 5 in relation to the predecessor will be marked:
Settings
Add data to node A02 to perform the operation of the outlier operation.
Under Analyze, enter the following column (s) 'B'.
As an action, "increase to predecessor by more than".
enter Value, more than ...% of the statistical method '5'
Result
All Values which are different by more than 5% from the predecessor are flagged.