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Newman-Keuls test


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In statistics, a method of multiple comparisons in which the group means are ranked from smallest to largest, and then the statistic that is used to test for a significant difference between a pair of means is computed on the basis of the number of steps between the two means in the rank order. Also called Student-Newman-Keuls procedure. Compare Bonferroni correction, Duncan's multiple range test, least-significant difference test, Scheffé test, Tukey-HSD test. [Named after the English statistician Dennis Newman and the Dutch horticulturalist M. Keuls who developed the test in 1952]

Subjects: Psychology.


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