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nonparametric statistics

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(Statistics) (functioning as singular) the branch of statistics that studies data measurable on an ordinal or nominal scale, to which arithmetic operations cannot be applied
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Noun1.nonparametric statistics - the branch of statistics dealing with variables without making assumptions about the form or the parameters of their distribution
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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When the data do not meet these assumptions, nonparametric statistics are used for analysis.
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.
Nonparametric Statistics for Non-Statisticians: A Step-by-Step Approach john Hoboken, New Jersey: Wiley and sons, Inc.
The NPMLE of the Joint Distribution Function with Right-Censored and Masked Competing Risks Data." Journal of Nonparametric Statistics 24(3):75364.
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