Wilcoxon test

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Wilcoxon test

(wɪlˈkɒksən)
n
(Statistics)
a. Also called: Wilcoxon matched-pairs signed-ranks test a statistical test for the relative size of the scores of the same or matched subjects under two experimental conditions by comparing the distributions for positive and negative differences of the ranks of their absolute values
b. Wilcoxon Mann-Whitney test See Mann-Whitney test
[named after Frank Wilcoxon (1892–1965), Irish mathematician and statistician]
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