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Tests for comparing weighted histograms. Review and improvements

  • Nikolay D. GagunashviliEmail author
Review

Abstract.

Histograms with weighted entries are used to estimate probability density functions. Computer simulation is the main application of this type of histograms. A review on chi-square tests for comparing weighted histograms is presented in this paper. Improvements to these tests that have a size closer to its nominal value are proposed. Numerical examples are presented for evaluation and demonstration of various applications of the tests.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of IcelandReykjavikIceland

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