A Monte Carlo Comparison of Some t-Tests

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Abstract

A class of statistical tests for testing the hypothesis Ho: Δ = 0, where Δ is a location parameter, is proposed. The test statistic is defined in terms of the signed ranks of the sample data. It is shown, by the method of moment matching, that under the null hypothesis test statistics in the proposed class have approximately a i-distribution. A Monte Carlo simulation study is presented inorder to compare the significance levels and Power of these tests with numerous other tests.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)235-260
Number of pages26
JournalJournal of Statistical Computation and Simulation
Volume20
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1984
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Statistics and Probability
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty
  • Applied Mathematics

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