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nonparametric statistics

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(Statistics) (functioning as singular) the branch of statistics that studies data measurable on an ordinal or nominal scale, to which arithmetic operations cannot be applied
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Noun1.nonparametric statistics - the branch of statistics dealing with variables without making assumptions about the form or the parameters of their distribution
statistics - a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
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Nonparametric statistics for the behavioural sciences.
Chapters cover both conceptual and theoretical understanding of discrete and continuous random variables, hypothesis testing, simple regression, nonparametric statistics, and more.
Among their topics are basic descriptive univariate analysis, distributions normal and otherwise, bivariate hypothesis testing for the difference between two means, multivariate linear regression and correlation analysis and logistic regression, and nonparametric statistics.
Nonparametric statistics took ties into account when appropriate.
Moreover, because nonparametric statistics use basic mathematics, the researcher with only a moderate background in statistics can feasibly calculate them by hand.
of Ballarat) gently introduce the basic concepts of measurement, probability, data management, descriptive statistics and graphics, research design, the art of critiquing the statistics presented by others, inferential statistics, the t-test, the correlation coefficient, categorical data, nonparametric statistics, the general linear model, extensions of analysis of variance, multiple linear regression and other types of regression, and applications in business, quality improvement, medicine, epidemiology, education and psychology.
We determined 99th percentile reference cutoffs by nonparametric statistics following Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute guidelines C28-A2.