Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of signed-rank test in English:
A non-parametric test for comparing two sets of values by calculating the distribution of positive or negative differences in ranking of corresponding pairs.
- 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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