[R] Normal distribution (Lillie.test())
gunter.berton at gene.com
Thu Feb 25 18:24:01 CET 2010
But,quoting Pogo, "We have met the enemy, and he is us."
Normality tests are standard fare in a host of statistical texts.
Genentech Nonclinical Biostatistics
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Behalf Of Greg Snow
Sent: Thursday, February 25, 2010 9:00 AM
To: Bosken; r-help at r-project.org
Subject: Re: [R] Normal distribution (Lillie.test())
You should probably read fortune(117) and fortune(234) (and possibly some of
the original discussions that lead to the fortunes). Reading the help page
for the SnowsPenultimateNormalityTest function (TeachingDemos package) may
also help. If you are happy with the plots, but still feel the need for a
"test" of some sort, then you should investigate using the vis.test function
in the TeachingDemos package.
Hope this helps,
Gregory (Greg) L. Snow Ph.D.
Statistical Data Center
greg.snow at imail.org
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> Thanks for your reaction;
> How do you come to the decision that my data not is normal distributed?
> With the 69-95-99.7 test and Q-Q plot seems it ok! But these test are
> exact, they only give you an image.
> Gr. Bosken
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