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Wilcox, Rand R. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 2006
For two random variables, X and Y, let D = X - Y, and let theta[subscript x], theta[subscript y], and theta[subscript d] be the corresponding medians. It is known that the Wilcoxon-Mann-Whitney test and its modern extensions do not test H[subscript o] : theta[subscript x] = theta[subscript y], but rather, they test H[subscript o] : theta[subscript…
Descriptors: Scores, Inferences, Comparative Analysis, Statistical Analysis
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Wilcox, Rand R. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1980
Using three sets of real data, a comparison of four discrete discriminate analysis procedures is made using the actual versus the optimal error rate. The kernel method gives the most accurate results in all three cases. (Author/RL)
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Comparative Analysis, Discriminant Analysis, Error of Measurement