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robust

adjective Referring to any method or procedure that is relatively insensitive to violations in the method’s required assumptions or rules, or a method that makes few assumptions ab initio.

robust

Statistics adjective Referring to any method or procedure that is relatively insensitive to violations in the method's required assumptions or rules, or a method that makes few assumptions ab initio

robust

1. strong and healthy.
2. in statistical terminology said of methods of analysis that are insensitive to non-normality of data distribution.