tsc: Likelihood-ratio Tests for Two-Sample Comparisons

Performs the two-sample comparisons using the following exact test procedures: the exact likelihood-ratio test (LRT) for equality of two normal populations proposed in Zhang et al. (2012); the combined test based on the LRT and Shapiro-Wilk test for normality via the Bonferroni correction technique; the newly proposed density-based empirical likelihood (DBEL) ratio test. To calculate p-values of the DBEL procedures, three procedures are used: (a) the traditional Monte Carlo (MC) method implemented in C++, (b) a new interpolation method based on regression techniques to operate with tabulated critical values of the test statistic; (c) a Bayesian type method that uses the tabulated critical values as the prior information and MC generated DBEL-test-statistic's values as data.

Version: 1.0-3
Published: 2015-01-07
Author: Yang Zhao, Albert Vexler, Alan Hutson
Maintainer: Yang Zhao <yzhao37 at buffalo.edu>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL (≥ 2)]
NeedsCompilation: yes
CRAN checks: tsc results


Reference manual: tsc.pdf
Package source: tsc_1.0-3.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel: tsc_1.0-3.zip, r-release: tsc_1.0-3.zip, r-oldrel: tsc_1.0-3.zip
OS X El Capitan binaries: r-release: tsc_1.0-3.tgz
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-oldrel: tsc_1.0-3.tgz
Old sources: tsc archive


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