Behavior Research Methods & Instrumentation

, Volume 7, Issue 5, pp 482–483 | Cite as

An algorithm for calculating probabilities for the F distribution (including the chi square, t, and normal distributions as special cases)

  • S. Selvin
  • J. T. Wong
Program Abstracts/Algorithms


Computer Service Coru Recurrence Relationship Incomplete Beta Function Closed Form Approximation 
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Reference note

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    Abramowitz, M., &Stegun, I. A. (Eds.),Handbook of Mathetmatical functions. National Bureau of Standards Applied Mathematical Series 55, U. S. Government Publication, 1964.Google Scholar


  1. Paulson, E. An approximation of the analysis of variance distribution.Annals of Mathematical Statistics, 1942,10, 233–235.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Psychonomic Society, Inc. 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Selvin
    • 1
  • J. T. Wong
    • 1
  1. 1.University of CaliforniaBerkeley

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