Testing For Normality

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CRC Press, Jan 25, 2002 - Mathematics - 368 pages

Describes the selection, design, theory, and application of tests for normality. Covers robust estimation, test power, and univariate and multivariate normality. Contains tests ofr multivariate normality and coordinate-dependent and invariant approaches.


 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
PLOTS PROBABILITY PLOTS AND REGRESSION TESTS
15
TESTS USING MOMENTS
41
OTHER TESTS FOR UNIVARIATE NORMALITY
69
GOODNESS OF FIT TESTS
99
TESTS FOR OUTLIERS
123
POWER COMPARISONS FOR UNIVARIATE TESTS FOR NORMALITY
143
TESTING FOR NORMALITY WITH CENSORED DATA
159
TESTING FOR MULTIVARIATE OUTLIERS
225
TESTING FOR NORMAL MIXTURES
263
ROBUST ESTIMATION OF LOCATION AND SCALE
287
COMPUTATIONAL ISSUES
317
DATA SETS USED IN EXAMPLES
339
PARAMETER AND CRITICAL VALUES
355
FUNCTION OPTIMIZATION COMPUTER SUBROUTINE VARIABLE METRIC METHOD
441
Index
445

ASSESSING MULTIVARIATE NORMALITY
181

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