Definitions for "Box plot"
a graphic display of data indicating symmetry and central tendency.
A graphic method that shows the distribution of a set of data by using the median, quartiles, and the extremes of the data set. The box shows the middle 50% of the data; the longer the box, the greater the spread of the data. spread of the data.
The box plot is a method, often used in statistics, to investigate data variation. For every experiment there is a bar chart representing the minimum, maximum, median, 1st quartile and 3rd quartile over all probes of a specific probe list.