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Measurement Techniques

, Volume 53, Issue 3, pp 237–246 | Cite as

Application and power of criteria for testing the homogeneity of variances. Part I. Parametric criteria

  • B. Yu. Lemeshko
  • S. B. Lemeshko
  • A. A. Gorbunova
General Problems of Metrology and Measurements Technique

A comparative analysis is made of the power of classical (Fisher, Bartlett, Cochran, Hartley, and Levene) tests of variance homogeneity. The distributions of the statistics of the tests are studied when the assumption that the sample obeys a normal law breaks down.

Key words

tests of homogeneity of variances Fisher Bartlett Cochran Hartley and Levene tests power of tests 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Yu. Lemeshko
    • 1
  • S. B. Lemeshko
    • 1
  • A. A. Gorbunova
    • 1
  1. 1.Novosibirsk State Technical UniversityNovosibirskRussia

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