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Tests for Two-Sample Location Problem Based on Subsample Quantiles

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DOI: 10.4236/ojs.2014.41007    2,769 Downloads   3,844 Views   Citations


This paper presents a new class of test procedures for two-sample location problem based on subsample quantiles. The class includes Mann-Whitney test as a special case. The asymptotic normality of the class of tests proposed is established. The asymptotic relative performance of the proposed class of test with respect to the optimal member of Xie and Priebe (2000) is studied in terms of Pitman efficiency for various underlying distributions.

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P. Pandit, S. Kumari and S. Javali, "Tests for Two-Sample Location Problem Based on Subsample Quantiles," Open Journal of Statistics, Vol. 4 No. 1, 2014, pp. 70-74. doi: 10.4236/ojs.2014.41007.


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