Wilcoxon rank sum test signed rank test

Wilcoxon rank sum test signed rank test
Wil·cox·on rank sum test, signed rank test (wil-kokґsən) [Frank Wilcoxon, American chemist and statistician, 1892–1962] see rank sum test and signed rank test, under test.

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