i have a couple of columns in my data which are postively skewed. they are non-normal from the hist plots. plotting a qq plot further cinfirms this. i should remove outliers from my data for xgboost. however what method should i use to remove outliers from postively skewed dataset.enter image description here

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i have considered log transform and cube root to transform but this still leaves it skewed (note i do have some negative values which are expected)

  • $\begingroup$ i have seen that and i understand that, but then why are there differences on this? like the article i posted above $\endgroup$
    – Maths12
    May 11, 2020 at 19:05
  • $\begingroup$ thx, i have changed the question now. $\endgroup$
    – Maths12
    May 12, 2020 at 12:57
  • $\begingroup$ This question was not answered but the later thread at stats.stackexchange.com/questions/466662/… contains relevant material. $\endgroup$
    – Nick Cox
    May 15, 2020 at 16:27


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