Section 1 of the paper contains a general discussion of robustness. In Section 2 the influence function of the Hampel-Rousseeuw least median of squares estimator is derived. Linearly invariant weak metrics are constructed in Section 3. It is shown in Section 4 that $S$-estimators satisfy an exact Holder condition of order 1/2 at models with normal errors. In Section 5 the breakdown points of the Hampel-Krasker dispersion and regression functionals are shown to be 0. The exact breakdown point of the Krasker-Welsch dispersion functional is obtained as well as bounds for the corresponding regression functional. Section 6 contains the construction of a linearly equivariant, high breakdown and locally Lipschitz dispersion functional for any design distribution. In Section 7 it is shown that there is no inherent contradiction between efficiency and a high breakdown point. Section 8 contains a linearly equivariant, high breakdown regression functional which is Lipschitz continuous at models with normal errors.
"Aspects of Robust Linear Regression." Ann. Statist. 21 (4) 1843 - 1899, December, 1993. https://doi.org/10.1214/aos/1176349401