Chapter 6. Wilcoxon-type Rank-sum Precedence Tests

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

Published Online: 26 APR 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470037849.ch6

Precedence-Type Tests and Applications

Precedence-Type Tests and Applications

How to Cite

Balakrishnan, N. and Tony Ng, H. K. (2006) Wilcoxon-type Rank-sum Precedence Tests, in Precedence-Type Tests and Applications, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0470037849.ch6

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:

  • wilcoxon-type rank-sum precedence tests;
  • Edgeworth approximation;
  • location-shift alternative;
  • Monte Carlo simulation;
  • null distributions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • INTRODUCTION

  • TEST STATISTICS AND EXACT NULL DISTRIBUTIONS

  • LARGE-SAMPLE APPROXIMATION FOR THE NULL DISTRIBUTIONS

  • EXACT POWER FUNCTION UNDER LEHMANN ALTERNATIVE

  • MONTE CARLO SIMULATION UNDER LOCATION-SHIFT ALTERNATIVE

  • EVALUATION AND COMPARATIVE REMARKS

  • ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES