Regression - Diagnostic - Plot - Normal Q-Q extension
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Create a normal Quantile-Quantile (QQ) plot to reveal departures of the residuals from normality
A Normal Quantile-Quantile chart. This reveals departures from the normality assumption. Where the residuals are normally distributed, the points on the line will form an approximately straight line running from the bottom-left to the top-right. Shapes other than a straight line indicate that the normality assumption may not have been satisfied. See this answer on Cross Validated for more information.
An example Q-Q plot output from running this QScript on a linear regression model is shown below.
Uses plot.lm and/or plot.glm function from the stats R package.
includeWeb("QScript R Output Functions"); const menu_location = "Regression > Diagnostic > Plot > Normal Q-Q"; errorIfExtensionsUnavailableInQVersion(menu_location); createDiagnosticROutputFromSelection(menu_location);