Phi-Divergence-Type Test for Positive Dependence Alternatives in 2×k Contingency Tables
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In this chapter, we consider 2×k contingency tables and derive a new family of test statistics for detecting positive dependence in them. The family of test statistics introduced here is based on the φ-divergence measures of which the likelihood ratio test is a special case.
Keywords and phrasesAsymptotic distributions likelihood ratio test φ-divergence test statistics 2×k contingency tables
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