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Unformatted text preview: STA4502/STA5507 Extra Credit Homework Solutions 1. Johnson (1984) sampled the youngofyear (YOY) gizzard shad (Dorosoma cepedianum) pop ulation at four different sites in Kokosing Lake (Ohio) in summer 1984. The data are lengths (mm) of the YOY gizzard shad and a subset is given: Site 1 Site 2 Site 3 Site 4 46 42 38 31 28 60 33 30 46 32 26 27 37 42 25 29 32 45 28 30 41 58 28 25 42 27 26 25 45 51 27 24 38 42 27 27 44 52 27 30 Test whether there are any differences between the lengths for the YOY gizzard shad popula tions in the four Kokosing Lake sites. What specific sites, if any, are different? Use the all possible analysis you can think of, and be sure to be clearly stating HYPOTHESIS and what your assumptions are. (10 pts) • 4sample testing with multiple comparisons • Overall test: hypothesis H : μ 1 = μ 2 = μ 3 = μ 4 H a : μ i negationslash = μ j at least one pair ( i, j ) – assumptions: the experimental units are assigned to the 4 sites in a completely ran dom design 1 – ANOVA Ftest: assume that the observations are selected at random from normally distributed populations with equal variances _______________________________________________________ ANOVA Table: DF SS MS F pvalue Treatment 3 2196.88 732.29 17.14 4.420668e07 Error 36 1537.90 42.72 NA NA Total 39 3734.78 NA NA NA _______________________________________________________ Under the normality assumption, we reject H at significant level α = 0 . 05. – Permutation Ftest: unwilling to assume that the population distributions are normal Permutation FTest F_obs: 17.14188 SSX_obs: 52111.1 Number of Permutation: 5000 pvalue based on SSX 0 pvalue based on F 0 With permutation Ftest, we reject H at significant level α = 0 . 05....
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This note was uploaded on 07/22/2011 for the course STA 4502 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.
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