A Study of Distribution‐free Tests for Umbrella Alternatives

Y. I. Chen, D. A. Wolfe

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In this paper we are concerned with test procedures for umbrella alternatives in the k‐sample location problem. Distribution‐free tests are considered for both cases where the peak of the umbrella is known or unknown. Comparative results of a Monte Carlo power study are presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)47-57
Number of pages11
JournalBiometrical Journal
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1990


  • Distribution‐free tests
  • Monte Carlo power study
  • Ordered alternatives
  • Umbrella alternatives


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