Chapter 9. Significance Tests for Comparing Paired Measurements

  1. Richard Boddy and
  2. Gordon Smith

Published Online: 10 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470749296.ch9

Statistical Methods in Practice: for Scientists and Technologists

Statistical Methods in Practice: for Scientists and Technologists

How to Cite

Boddy, R. and Smith, G. (2009) Significance Tests for Comparing Paired Measurements, in Statistical Methods in Practice: for Scientists and Technologists, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470749296.ch9

Author Information

  1. Statistics for Industry, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 AUG 2009
  2. Published Print: 14 AUG 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470746646

Online ISBN: 9780470749296

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Keywords:

  • significance tests for comparing paired measurements;
  • paired-sample t-test;
  • comparing two fabrics;
  • Synlene - new synthetic fibre with wonderful properties;
  • Alphamate and Betamate;
  • population means for Alphamate and Betamate;
  • paired-sample experiment;
  • results of significance tests;
  • methods presenting significance tests results;
  • one-sided significance tests

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Comparing two fabrics

  • The wrong way

  • The paired sample t-test

  • Presenting the results of significance tests

  • One-sided significance tests

  • Problems