Definition of Newman–Keuls test in English:

Newman–Keuls test

Syllabification: New·man–Keuls test
Pronunciation: /ˌnyo͞omənˈkəlz ˌtest


A test for assessing the significance of differences between all possible pairs of different sets of observations, with a fixed error rate for the whole set of comparisons.
More example sentences
  • The critical value still increases as the number of means spanned increases, but not nearly as fast as for the Newman-Keuls test.
  • Statistical evaluation was performed using an ANOVA with a post hoc Student-Newman-Keuls test.


mid 20th century: named after D. Newman (fl. 1939), English statistician, and M. Keuls (fl. 1952), Dutch horticulturalist.

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