One-sample problem: Spatial sign test and spatial median

  • Hannu OjaEmail author
Part of the Lecture Notes in Statistics book series (LNS, volume 199)


The spatial sign score function U(y) is used for the one-sample location problem. The test is then the spatial sign test, and the estimate is the spatial median. The tests and estimates using outer standardization as well as those using inner standardization are discussed.


Scatter Matrix Breakdown Point Spatial Sign Asymptotic Covariance Matrix Invariant Version 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Tampere School of Public HealthUniversity of TampereTampereFinland

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