Accession Number : AD0754748

Title :   On Distinguishing Between With and Without Replacement.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIV WASHINGTON D C DEPT OF STATISTICS

Personal Author(s) : Woodroofe,Michael

Report Date : 30 OCT 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : The author considers the problem of testing the null hypothesis that a sample has been drawn from the binomial distribution against the alternative hypothesis that it has been drawn from the hypergeometric distribution. A simple test, based on the sample mean and variance, is proposed and shown to be asymptotically efficient. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SAMPLING, STATISTICAL DISTRIBUTIONS), REPLACEMENT THEORY, STATISTICAL TESTS, HYPERGEOMETRIC FUNCTIONS

Subject Categories : Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE