Skewness: Asymptotic critical values for a test related to Pearson’s measure

Indrani Basak, William R. Balch, Prasanta Basak

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Abstract

We examine the asymptotic distribution of, and give critical values for, a test related to Pearson’s measure of skewness. The test detects the asymmetry of a continuous distribution about a specified median. Two sets of data are tested using our method.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)479-487
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Applied Statistics
Volume19
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1992

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Skewness
Critical value
Continuous Distributions
Asymptotic distribution
Asymmetry
Median

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Statistics and Probability
  • Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty

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In: Journal of Applied Statistics, Vol. 19, No. 4, 01.01.1992, p. 479-487.

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