To cite robustbase in publications use:

To cite package ‘robustbase’ in publications use:

Martin Maechler, Peter Rousseeuw, Christophe Croux, Valentin Todorov, Andreas Ruckstuhl, Matias Salibian-Barrera, Tobias Verbeke, Manuel Koller, c("Eduardo", "L. T.") Conceicao and Maria Anna di Palma (2017). robustbase: Basic Robust Statistics R package version 0.92-8. URL

To cite the multivariate class/methods framework use:

Valentin Todorov, Peter Filzmoser (2009). An Object-Oriented Framework for Robust Multivariate Analysis. Journal of Statistical Software, 32(3), 1-47. URL

Corresponding BibTeX entries:

    title = {robustbase: Basic Robust Statistics},
    author = {Martin Maechler and Peter Rousseeuw and Christophe Croux
      and Valentin Todorov and Andreas Ruckstuhl and Matias
      Salibian-Barrera and Tobias Verbeke and Manuel Koller and Eduardo
      L. T. Conceicao and Maria {Anna di Palma}},
    year = {2017},
    note = {R package version 0.92-8},
    url = {},
    url = {},
    title = {An Object-Oriented Framework for Robust Multivariate
    author = {Valentin Todorov and Peter Filzmoser},
    journal = {Journal of Statistical Software},
    year = {2009},
    volume = {32},
    number = {3},
    pages = {1--47},
    url = {},