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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 topics are descriptive statistics; probability and the foundations of inferential statistics; making inferences about one or two means; making inferences about the variability of two or more means; and making inferences about patterns, prediction, and nonparametric tests.
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.
These statistical tests are the nonparametric analog or match to parametric tests.
For estimation, we suggest a new nonparametric approach which places no restrictions on the error distribution and directly estimates the conditional density.
A central part of this work will concern the imposition of shape restrictions that derive from revealed preference and integrability restrictions in the nonparametric analysis of consumer behaviour.
4) The literature suggests using a nonparametric MES estimator: the institution's average stock return on the selected sample of days when the market portfolio experiences a realization in the five percent lower tail of its sample return distribution.
ABSTRACT: This paper shall review on the estimation of distribution function for both parametric and nonparametric empirical likelihood method.
A nonparametric Levene (NPL) test was introduced by Nordstokke and Zumbo (2007) and has been shown to have good statistical properties in both simulated and real data settings (Nordstokke & Zumbo, 2010; Nordstokke, Zumbo, Cairns, & Saklofske, 2011).
Statistical Tests of Nonparametric Hypotheses: Asymptotic Theory
Since the pioneer works of [1, 2], the nonparametric estimation of the regression function has been very widely studied for real and vectorial regressors (see, e.