Distribution tests and rank transformations for single samples

  • Peter Sprent


Chapter 2 covered test and estimation procedures for location — the median if we do not assume symmetry; either mean or median if we do. We now consider more general problems of matching data to particular distributions. Populations, whether or not they have identical locations, may differ widely in other characteristics.


Cumulative Distribution Function Normal Theory Distribution Test Rank Transformation Lilliefors Test 
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© P. Sprent 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Sprent
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  1. 1.University of DundeeScotland, UK

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