Chapter 10. Selecting the Best Population Using a Test for Equality Based on Minimal Wilcoxon Rank-sum Precedence Statistic

  1. N. Balakrishnan1 and
  2. H. K. Tony Ng2

Published Online: 26 APR 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470037849.ch10

Precedence-Type Tests and Applications

Precedence-Type Tests and Applications

How to Cite

Balakrishnan, N. and Tony Ng, H. K. (2006) Selecting the Best Population Using a Test for Equality Based on Minimal Wilcoxon Rank-sum Precedence Statistic, in Precedence-Type Tests and Applications, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0470037849.ch10

Author Information

  1. 1

    McMaster University Department of Mathematics and Statistics Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

  2. 2

    Southern Methodist University Department of Statistical Science Dallas, TX

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 APR 2006
  2. Published Print: 9 MAY 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471457206

Online ISBN: 9780470037843

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Keywords:

  • equality tests;
  • minimal wilcoxon rank-sum precedence statistics;
  • exact null distributions;
  • k-sample selection problem;
  • Monte Carlo simulation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • INTRODUCTION

  • TWO-SAMPLE SELECTION PROBLEM

  • k-SAMPLE SELECTION PROBLEM

  • MONTE CARLO SIMULATION UNDER LOCATION-SHIFT

  • EVALUATION AND COMPARATIVE REMARKS

  • ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES