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Homogeneous Population A homogeneous population is a statistical population which has a unique mode . Notice that, e.g., a Uniform distribution has uncountable number of modes having equal density value; therefore it is considered as a homogeneous population. To determine if a given population is homogeneous or not, construct the histogram of a random sample from the entire population. If there is more than one mode, then you have a mixture of two or more different populations. Know that to perform any statistical testing, you need to make
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Unformatted text preview: sure you are dealing with a homogeneous population. One of the main applications of histogramming is to Test for Homogeneity of a Population . The unimodality of the histogram is a necessary condition for the homogeneity of a population in order to conduct any meaningful statistical analysis. However, notice that, e.g., a Uniform distribution has uncountable number of modes having equal density value; therefore it is considered as a homogeneous population....
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