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nonparametric statistics

n
(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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Nonparametric Statistics for Non-Statisticians: A Step-by-Step Approach john Hoboken, New Jersey: Wiley and sons, Inc.
Nonparametric Statistics on Manifolds and Their Applications to Object Data Analysis
111-125, 2004, The International Conference on Recent Trends and Directions in Nonparametric Statistics.
Chapters cover both conceptual and theoretical understanding of discrete and continuous random variables, hypothesis testing, simple regression, nonparametric statistics, and more.
Among their topics are basic descriptive univariate analysis, distributions normal and otherwise, bivariate hypothesis testing for the difference between two means, multivariate linear regression and correlation analysis and logistic regression, and nonparametric statistics.
Rank transformations as a bridge between parametric and nonparametric statistics.
Nonparametric statistics were applied as variables were assumed to be ordinal.