ERIC Number: EJ243242
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980
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A Comparison of the Power of Wilcoxon's Rank-Sum Statistic to that of Student's t Statistic under Various Nonnormal Distributions.
Blair, R. Clifford; Higgins, James J.
Journal of Educational Statistics, v5 n4 p309-35 Win 1980
Monte Carlo techniques were used to compare the power of Wilcoxon's rank-sum test to the power of the two independent means t test for situations in which samples were drawn from (1) uniform, (2) Laplace, (3) half-normal, (4) exponential, (5) mixed-normal, and (6) mixed-uniform distributions. (Author/JKS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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