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Title: The distribution of McKay's approximation for the coefficient of variation

Author: Forkman, Johannes; Verrill, Steve P.;

Date: 2008

Source: Statistics & probability letters. Vol. 78 (2008): pages 10-14.

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication

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McKay’s chi-square approximation for the coefficient of variation is type II noncentral beta distributed and asymptotically normal with mean n - 1 and variance smaller than 2(n – 1).

Keywords: Standard deviations, asymptotic expansions, equations, mathematical statistics, chi-square test, numerical analysis, McKay's chi-square approximation, noncentral beta distribution, coefficients of variation, McKay's approximation, statistical analysis

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Forkman, Johannes; Verrill, Steve P.; 2008. The distribution of McKay's approximation for the coefficient of variation. Statistics & probability letters. Vol. 78 (2008): pages 10-14.

 


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