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Class Meeting 16 - distribution. Use a goodness-of-fit test...

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1 CHEN 3010 Applied Data Analysis Class Meeting #16 Tuesday, Oct. 21 st Today's Topics Reading for Tuesday: pages 199-217 Homework #7 due now Homework #8 posted, due November 4 th (mini-break) Questions on P-values, … Prediction Interval Tolerance Interval Testing for Goodness of Fit
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2 4-8 Other Interval Estimates for a Single Sample 4-8.1 Prediction Interval Compare with the Confidence Interval on the mean:
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3 4-8 Other Interval Estimates for a Single Sample 4-8.2 Tolerance Intervals for a Normal Distribution
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4 4-10 Testing for Goodness of Fit • So far, we have assumed the population or probability distribution for a particular problem is known. • There are many instances where the underlying distribution is not known, and we wish to test a particular
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Unformatted text preview: distribution. Use a goodness-of-fit test procedure based on the chi-square distribution. 5 4-10 Testing for Goodness of Fit H : Population follows the assumed distribution H 1 : Population does not follow that distribution where O i is the observed frequency in i th bin E i is the expected frequency in i th bin calculated from the assumed distribution k is the number of bins in the histogram Rejection criterion: where p is number of parameters in the assumed distribution 2 1 , 2 > p k test statistic 6 4-10 Testing for Goodness of Fit Example: Does the Atlantic hurricane data really follow the assumed Poisson distribution?...
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This note was uploaded on 10/11/2011 for the course CHEN 3010 taught by Professor Kompala,dh during the Spring '08 term at Colorado.

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Class Meeting 16 - distribution. Use a goodness-of-fit test...

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