Accession Number : AD0781286

Title :   Nonparametric Truncated Sequential Test for the Median with Application to Maintainability.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Jun 72-Dec 73,

Corporate Author : UNION COLL SCHENECTADY N Y INST OF ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT

Personal Author(s) : Goss,Thomas I.

Report Date : DEC 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 122

Abstract : Truncated sequential procedures, using the binomial distribution, are provided for a nonparametric test of the median of a distribution. Applications are made to maintainability tests. Sequential estimation and confidence limits are given. The methods are perfectly general for nonparametric tests of any percentile of a distribution. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Sequential analysis, *Distribution functions, Statistical tests, Confidence limits, Mean, Maintainability, Computer programs, Tables(Data), Theses

Subject Categories : Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE