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Confidence intervals: nonparametric

Garthwaite, Paul (2005). Confidence intervals: nonparametric. In: Everitt, B.S. and Howell, D.C. eds. Encyclopedia of Statistics in Behavioral Science, Volume 1. Chichester: Wiley, pp. 3475–381.

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These procedures for forming confidence intervals are attractive because they require weaker assumptions than parametric methods. Several of the procedures exploit the relationship between hypothesis tests and confidence intervals and these require hypotheses to be found that give specified P values. Finding the appropriate hypotheses can be computationally demanding, but for some problems there are efficient search techniques.

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright Holders: 2005 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
ISBN: 0-470-86080-4, 978-0-470-86080-9
Keywords: bootstrap; Mann–Whitney test; nonparametric confidence intervals; permutation tests; randomization tests; resampling; Robbins–Monro process; Mann–Whitney test
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Mathematics and Statistics
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Item ID: 22567
Depositing User: Sarah Frain
Date Deposited: 07 Sep 2010 09:58
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2018 09:38
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