Accession Number : AD0701792

Title :   THE GOODNESS-OF-FIT STATISTICS OF KOLMOGOROV AND SMIRNOV,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Edmundson,H. P.

Report Date : 29 AUG 1958

Pagination or Media Count : 22

Abstract : A. Kolmogorov and N. Smirnov have proposed several new statistics for testing goodness of fit. To encourage their wider use, this memorandum summarizes their theory and applications, and compares them with the classical chi square statistic for testing goodness of fit. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*STATISTICAL TESTS, THEORY), STATISTICAL DISTRIBUTIONS, DISTRIBUTION THEORY, CONFIDENCE LIMITS, SAMPLING

Subject Categories : Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE