Smooth Tests of Goodness of Fit by J. C. W. RaynerSmooth Tests of Goodness of Fit by J. C. W. Rayner

Smooth Tests of Goodness of Fit

byJ. C. W. Rayner, D. J. Best

Hardcover | December 1, 1988

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Goodness of fit describes the validity of models involving statistical distributions of data, and smooth tests are a subset of these tests that are easy to apply and can be used in any situation in which there are relatively large sample sizes. Both concepts have become increasingly importantwith the advent of high-speed computers and the implementation of more complex models in the areas of probability and statistics. Written to be accessible to undergraduates with a knowledge of statistics and calculus, this is an introductory reference work that should appeal to all professionalsinvolved in statistical modeling.
J. C. W. Rayner is at University of Otago. D. J. Best is at Food Research Laboratory, New South Wales.
Title:Smooth Tests of Goodness of FitFormat:HardcoverDimensions:176 pages, 9.57 × 6.3 × 0.67 inPublished:December 1, 1988Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195056108

ISBN - 13:9780195056105

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Pearson's X Test3. Asymptotically Optimal Tests4. Neyman Smooth Tests for Simple Null Hypotheses5. Neyman Smooth Tests for Categorized Simple Null Hypotheses6. Neyman Smooth Tests for Uncategorized Composite Null Hypotheses7. Neyman Smooth Tests for Categorized Composite Null Hypotheses8. Conclusion

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"Very rich in examples . . . Should find its way to the desks of many statisticians." --Technometrics