Power of a Test

  • Phillip I. Good


In Chapter 3, you were introduced to some practical, easily computed tests of hypotheses. But are they the best tests one can use? And are they always appropriate? In this chapter, we consider the assumptions that underlie a statistical test and look at some of a test’s formal properties: its significance level, power, and robustness.


Permutation Test Powerful Test Underlying Distribution Nonparametric Bootstrap Power Curve 


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Phillip I. Good
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  1. 1.Huntington BeachUSA

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