Definition of signed-rank test in English:

signed-rank test

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noun

Statistics
  • A non-parametric test for comparing two sets of values by calculating the distribution of positive or negative differences in ranking of corresponding pairs.
    More example sentences
    • Intergroup comparisons were made using the Wilcoxon signed-rank test and Mann-Whitney test.
    • For statistical analyses, each brood was treated as an experimental unit and the mean masses for the chicks within broods were compared using paired Wilcoxon signed-rank tests.
    • Moreover, in a recent comparative analysis of statistical methods, the Wilcoxon signed-rank test performed better in identifying bottlenecked populations.

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