Chapter 6. Goodness of Fit

  1. Paul H. Kvam1 and
  2. Brani Vidakovic2

Published Online: 22 JAN 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470168707.ch6

Nonparametric Statistics with Applications to Science and Engineering

Nonparametric Statistics with Applications to Science and Engineering

How to Cite

Kvam, P. H. and Vidakovic, B. (2007) Goodness of Fit, in Nonparametric Statistics with Applications to Science and Engineering, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470168707.ch6

Author Information

  1. 1

    Georgia Institute of Technology, The H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Atlanta, GA

  2. 2

    Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University School of Medicine, The Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering, Atlanta, GA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 JAN 2007
  2. Published Print: 10 JUL 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470081471

Online ISBN: 9780470168707

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Keywords:

  • Kolmogorov-Simirnov test statistic;
  • goodness of fit;
  • Anderson-Darling test;
  • Cramer-Von Mises Test;
  • Shapiro-Wilk test

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Kolmogorov-Smirnov Test Statistic

  • Smirnov Test to Compare Two Distributions

  • Specialized Tests for Goodness of Fit

  • Probability Plotting

  • Runs Test

  • Meta Analysis

  • Exercises

  • References