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Nonparametric Testing 1 RUNNING HEARDER: Nonparametric Testing Nonparametric Testing Rozanna Ainsworth, Evan Burk, Crystal Johnson Malek Daaboul RES/341 February 24, 2011 Wilcoxon Signed Rank Test
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Nonparametric Testing 2 The Wilcoxon Signed Rank Test is the couple test that will be used throughout this process. We will study whether or not the mean of the teams wins are greater than 85 and the Wilcoxon Signed Rank Test will assist us in making a better decision as to whether our hypothesis will be rejected or not. The Wilcoxon Signed Rank Test is a non-parametric alike of a one sample t-test. This idea was developed by Frank Wilcoxon in order to “compare a single sample with a benchmark using only ranks of the data instead of the original observations, as in a one-sample t-test” (Doane 2007, Pg. 702). This type of test assumes that the sample that is taken from a random population, and also may have a symmetric frequency distribution. While in the process of this type of test it does not assume normality,
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