Statistical Papers

, Volume 39, Issue 1, pp 75–85 | Cite as

Permutation tests — A revival?!

I. Optimum properties
  • Jens Gebhard
  • Norbert Schmitz


It is shown that permutation tests have optimum properties for interesting classes of continuous distributions as well as for discrete ones. General conditions sufficient for uniformly maximal power on subclasses are given. Moreover, a variety of examples is presented.

Key Words

Permutation tests most powerful on subclasses two-sample problem 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jens Gebhard
    • 1
  • Norbert Schmitz
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Mathematische StatistikUniversität MünsterMünsterGermany

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