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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Results of the Wilcoxon matched-pairs signed-ranks test indicated that there were no significant differences in the median for any of the coded (dialectal) features across the categories of cultural match (see Table 4).
After receiving the visual clues, both male and female predictors significantly raised their predictions for male targets (paired means test p-values [less than or equal to] .06; Wilcoxon matched-pairs signed-ranks test p-values [less than or equal to] .01).
Wilcoxon matched-pairs signed-ranks test was performed to assess the relationship between ethnicities and also to test for relationships between matched observations from 2D and 3D images.
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The differences between pre and post pain scores were analysed using the Wilcoxon matched-pairs signed-ranks test. The result was statistically significant (P < 0.008).
The authors conduct a Wilcoxon matched-pairs signed-ranks test to verify whether the bank's TE, AE, and CE index, modeled with and without credit, market, and credit plus market risk, has a significantly different result.
The difference between the pre and post-test was calculated for each student's response to each question, and a Wilcoxon Matched-Pairs Signed-Ranks test was conducted to see if there was any significant change in student responses after the literature circles unit.
Data were analyzed with the Friedman one-way ANOVA and the Wilcoxon matched-pairs signed-ranks test.
Because each individual was tested twice, we compared aggression indices for residents and intruders using the Wilcoxon matched-pairs signed-ranks test (Siegel, 1956).
laevis showed a changed photoreaction: in behavioral tests without predators, infected gammarids were significantly less often in the dark half of the tank than uninfected ones (Wilcoxon matched-pairs signed-ranks test on the ratio of light to dark per replicate, N = 7, T = 1, P [less than] 0.05, two-tailed).
a Wilcoxon matched-pairs signed-ranks test indicates change (- ranks: 566, + ranks: 686, ties: 1997), Z = -2.6701, p [less than] 0.01 (two-tailed tests).