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September, 1946 On the Power Function of the Sign Test for Slippage of Means
John E. Walsh
Ann. Math. Statist. 17(3): 358-362 (September, 1946). DOI: 10.1214/aoms/1177730950

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This note compares the power functions of the sign test for slippage with the power functions of the most powerful test for the case of normal populations. The sign test is found to be approximately 95% efficient for small samples.

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John E. Walsh. "On the Power Function of the Sign Test for Slippage of Means." Ann. Math. Statist. 17 (3) 358 - 362, September, 1946. https://doi.org/10.1214/aoms/1177730950

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Published: September, 1946
First available in Project Euclid: 28 April 2007

zbMATH: 0060.30505
MathSciNet: MR16615
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1214/aoms/1177730950

Rights: Copyright © 1946 Institute of Mathematical Statistics

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