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nonparametric

(ˌnɒnˌpærəˈmɛtrɪk)
adj
(Mathematics) maths free of parameters
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Adj.1.nonparametric - not involving an estimation of the parameters of a statistic
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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The chi-square is a nonparametric statistic, which I will explain in more detail.
This book considers how mathematics can address issues in social and behavioral sciences in areas like voting, nonparametric statistics, and supply and demand, including using evolutionary game theory to model change, the analysis of voting methods and voting theory, approaches to game theory, and the reductionist approach to complex problems.
Using the kernel-weighted least squares nonparametric model proves to be beneficial since it is more adept at detecting information in the tail regions.
Bayesian nonparametric models are a large class of such models, and I am fortunate to be working with in a department which is at the forefront of research in Bayesian nonparametrics.
This study examines theoretically the multivariate nonparametric regression influenced by spatial heterogeneity with truncated spline approach.
In what follows, we describe two methods, a parametric and a nonparametric one, to estimate [S.sub.GMI]([delta]) for any choice of [delta].
However, nonparametric or robust control charts are not available in current publications or in teaching, whether in schools or courses.
In order to compare parametric and nonparametric stability measures, and to identify high-yield and stable bread wheat genotypes, 20 accessions were grown in a randomized complete block design with 3 replications under 6 irrigated and dryland conditions.
Analyses included parametric and nonparametric tests to assess the differences between perception of symptoms and global QOL before and after surgery.
In particular, the cost estimator may desire to learn about nonparametric data mining, a class of more flexible regression techniques applicable to larger data sets.
There are two main disaggregation methods: parametric and nonparametric. Unlike the nonparametric approaches, parametric approaches require linearity and statistical distribution assumptions.
These statistical tests are the nonparametric analog or match to parametric tests.