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ERIC Number: ED050141
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971-Feb
Pages: 8
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An Empirical Investigation of the Effect of Unequal Variances on the Permutation t-test.
Toothaker, Larry E.
Various cases of unequal variances and unequal sample sizes from a normal and a skewed population were used to empirically obtain the probability of a Type I error and the power for the permutation t-test as compared to Student's t-test and the Mann-Whitney U-test. Empirical results showed differences for different sample sizes, variance ratios, population sampled, and size of mean of the population. The power of the permutation t-test is very close to or greater than that of Student's t-test for both populations, and the power is large if the large variance accompanied the large mean for the skewed population. (Author)
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Authoring Institution: Oklahoma Univ., Norman.