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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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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.
There are three main approaches to model building: parametric, nonparametric and semiparametric.
The results suggest that both adult and pediatric patients are more likely to be unintentionally nonadherent to asthma therapy than intentionally adherent, according to statistical analyses using Cronbach's alpha, nonparametric one-way analysis of variance, and a pairwise comparison using the Bonfer-roni approach to determine differences between answers to the questions.
Thus, the purposes of this study were twofold: (1) to determine the accuracy of a nonparametric spectral decomposition procedure for decomposing EMG wavelet spectra, and (2) to compare the shapes of the EMG wavelet spectra from concentric versus eccentric muscle actions.
Chapters cover both conceptual and theoretical understanding of discrete and continuous random variables, hypothesis testing, simple regression, nonparametric statistics, and more.
In addition, nonparametric methods were used to validate and cross examine findings from the parametric analyses.
In addition, they used nonparametric regression to examine outcomes and behaviors by age in greater detail.
The acquired data were processed by means of descriptive statistics, while the significance of nonparametric features was measured by Wilcoxon test.
The attraction of nonparametric approximation mainly comes from its success in constructing an empirical production function based on observed data; its capacity to measure in relation to this; and, especially, in the way it avoids impositions of restrictive hypotheses on the underlying technology.
Moreover various parametric stability analysis methods, several nonparametric methods of stability have been suggested.
Red Cedar Technology also announced the release of the newest version of its nonparametric shape optimization software, HEEDS [R] NP 2.
This framework is largely nonparametric, helping us avoid parameter and model risk, which may be significant in other pricing methods.