[R] How to find statistics like that.
murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Thu Nov 10 12:05:04 CET 2005
On 11/9/2005 10:01 PM, Adaikalavan Ramasamy wrote:
> I think an alternative is to use a p-value from F distribution. Even
> tough it is not a statistics, it is much easier to explain and popular
> than 1/F. Better yet to report the confidence intervals.
Just curious about your usage: why do you say a p-value is not a statistic?
> Regards, Adai
> On Wed, 2005-11-09 at 17:09 -0600, Mike Miller wrote:
>>On Wed, 9 Nov 2005, Gao Fay wrote:
>>>Suppose mu is constant, and error is normally distributed with mean 0 and
>>>fixed variance s. I need to find a statistics that:
>>>Y_i = mu + beta1* I1_i beta2*I2_i + beta3*I1_i*I2_i + +error, where I_i is 1
>>>Y_i is from group A, and 0 if Y_i is from group B.
>>>It is large when beta1=beta2=0
>>>It is small when beta1 and/or beta2 is not equal to 0
>>>How can I find it by R? Thank you very much for your time.
>>That's a funny question. Usually we want a statistic that is small when
>>beta1=beta2=0 and large otherwise.
>>Why not compute the usual F statistic for the null beta1=beta2=0 and then
>>use 1/F as your statistic?
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