[R] Nonparametric generalization of ANOVA

blue sky bluesky315 at gmail.com
Fri Mar 5 18:21:53 CET 2010

I don't see which a link has the GENERAL and COMPLETE MATHEMATICAL
description of nonparametric ANOVA for ARBITRARY MODEL. Would you
please be specific which one does so?

On Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 10:52 AM, Jeremy Miles <jeremy.miles at gmail.com> wrote:
> Two links for you which will get your answer much quicker than a mailing list:
> http://lmgtfy.com/?q=non-parametric+anova+R
> or
> http://www.justfuckinggoogleit.com/search.pl?query=non+parametric+anova+R
> Jeremy
> On 5 March 2010 05:19, blue sky <bluesky315 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> My interpretation of the relation between 1-way ANOVA and Wilcoxon's
>> test (wilcox.test() in R) is the following.
>> 1-way ANOVA is to test if two or multiple distributions are the same,
>> assuming all the distributions are normal and have equal variances.
>> Wilcoxon's test is to test two distributions are the same without
>> assuming what their distributions are.
>> In this sense, I'm wondering what is the generalization of Wilcoxon's
>> test to more than two distributions. And, more general, what is the
>> generalization of Wilcoxon's test to multi-way ANOVA with arbitrary
>> complex model formula? What are the equivalent F statistics and t
>> statistics in the generalization of Wilcoxon's test?
>> Note that I'm not interested in looking for a specific nonparametric
>> test for a particular dataset right now, although this is important in
>> practice. What I'm interested the general nonparametric statistical
>> framework that parallels ANOVA. Could somebody give some hints on what
>> references I should look for? I have google searched this topic, but
>> don't find a page that exactly answered my question.
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