ERIC Number: EJ586965
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Detecting Patterns by One-Sample Runs Test: Paradox, Explanation, and a New Omnibus Procedure.
McKenzie, Dean P.; Onghena, Patrick; Hogenraad, Robert; Martindale, Colin; MacKinnon, Andrew J.
Journal of Experimental Education, v67 n2 p167-79 Win 1999
Explains a situation in which the standard nonparametric one-sample runs test gives anomalous results and describes a procedure that allows the maximum run length to be determined empirically through a Monte Carlo permutation test. Illustrates the new procedure with examples from suicide research and psycholinguistics. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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