nonparametric statistic

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Noun1.nonparametric statistic - a statistic computed without knowledge of the form or the parameters of the distribution from which observations are drawn
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
statistic - a datum that can be represented numerically
rank-difference correlation, rank-difference correlation coefficient, rank-order correlation, rank-order correlation coefficient - the most commonly used method of computing a correlation coefficient between the ranks of scores on two variables
Kendall test - any of several nonparametric measures of correlation (used when the assumptions of standard correlational analysis are not met)
fourfold point correlation, phi coefficient, phi correlation - an index of the relation between any two sets of scores that can both be represented on ordered binary dimensions (e.g., male-female)
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The chi-square is a nonparametric statistic, which I will explain in more detail.
Categorical and ordinal data are analysed through nonparametric statistic, while interval or ratio data are to the parametric (Sheskin, 2004).
As a nonparametric statistic, the Mann-Whitney U would typically be used with ordinal data to assess differences between two groups.
As one outcome variable (MCS) lacked a normal distribution, a nonparametric statistic was used (Spearman test).
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.
Rank transformations as a bridge between parametric and nonparametric statistics. The American Statistician 35: 124-129.
Wolf, Methods of nonparametric statistics, Finance and Statistics Publ, Moscow, Russia, 1983, p.
Satten, "Midrank unification of rank tests for exact, tied, and censored data," Journal of Nonparametric Statistics, vol.
Nonparametric Statistics with Applications to Science and Engineering.
Two other nonparametric statistics ((Eq.) and (Eq.)) combine yield and stability based on yield ranks of genotypes in each environment (Nassar and Huehn, 1987).
In addition, less conservative nonparametric statistics indicate that genetic variation in rs2616984 locus significantly influenced the MoCA values in the normal elderly population.
The NPMLE of the Joint Distribution Function with Right-Censored and Masked Competing Risks Data." Journal of Nonparametric Statistics 24(3):75364.