Wilcoxon one-sample test

Wilcoxon one-sample test

[′wil‚käk·sən ¦wən ¦sam·pəl ‚test]
(statistics)
A rank test for testing the hypothesis μ = μH against the alternative μ > μH under the assumption that observations are symmetrically distributed about μH ; here μH is a given number and μ is the (unknown) mean of a random variable.
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