The Annals of Mathematical Statistics

Power Under Normality of Several Nonparametric Tests

W. J. Dixon

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Abstract

Presented are tabulations of the power and power efficiency of four nonparametric tests (rank-sum, maximum deviation, median, and total number of runs) for the difference in means of two samples drawn from normal populations with equal variance. The cases considered are for equal sample sizes of three, four and five observations and alternatives $\delta = | \mu_1 - \mu_2 |/\sigma$.

Article information

Source
Ann. Math. Statist., Volume 25, Number 3 (1954), 610-614.

Dates
First available in Project Euclid: 28 April 2007

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https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.aoms/1177728732

Digital Object Identifier
doi:10.1214/aoms/1177728732

Mathematical Reviews number (MathSciNet)
MR64368

Zentralblatt MATH identifier
0056.12903

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Citation

Dixon, W. J. Power Under Normality of Several Nonparametric Tests. Ann. Math. Statist. 25 (1954), no. 3, 610--614. doi:10.1214/aoms/1177728732. https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.aoms/1177728732


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