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Re: Stats: Testing whether data is normally (Gaussian) distributedby DigitalKitty (Parson)
|on Apr 27, 2007 at 22:10 UTC ( #612464=note: print w/replies, xml )||Need Help??|
I'm not sure if you will derive significant benefit from my suggestion but I felt compelled to offer:
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If you find that your data is not normally distributed, you could use a non-parametric test (e.g. Kruskal-Wallis, Wilcoxon Mann-Whitney, Kolmogorov-Smirnov, etc). Don't hesitate to ask for help with the statistical tests if the need arises.
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