Permutation tests for equality of distributions in highdimensional settings
(2002) In Biometrika 89(2). p.359374 Abstract
 Motivated by applications in highdimensional settings, we suggest a test of the hypothesis H0 that two sampled distributions are identical. It is assumed that two independent datasets are drawn from the respective populations, which may be very general. In particular, the distributions may be multivariate or infinitedimensional, in the latter case representing, for example, the distributions of random functions from one Euclidean space to another. Our test uses a measure of distance between data. This measure should be symmetric but need not satisfy the triangle inequality, so it is not essential that it be a metric. The test is based on ranking the pooled dataset, with respect to the distance and relative to any fixed data value, and... (More)
 Motivated by applications in highdimensional settings, we suggest a test of the hypothesis H0 that two sampled distributions are identical. It is assumed that two independent datasets are drawn from the respective populations, which may be very general. In particular, the distributions may be multivariate or infinitedimensional, in the latter case representing, for example, the distributions of random functions from one Euclidean space to another. Our test uses a measure of distance between data. This measure should be symmetric but need not satisfy the triangle inequality, so it is not essential that it be a metric. The test is based on ranking the pooled dataset, with respect to the distance and relative to any fixed data value, and repeating this operation for each fixed datum. A permutation argument enables a critical point to be chosen such that the test has concisely known significance level, conditional on the set of all pairwise distances. (Less)
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 Hall, P and Tajvidi, Nader ^{LU}
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 2002
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 published
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 keywords
 rank test, resampling, multivariate analysis, local alternative, hypothesis test, hypergeometric distribution, bootstrap, functional data analysis
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 Biometrika
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 89
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 2
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 359  374
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 Biometrika Trust
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 ISSN
 00063444
 DOI
 10.1093/biomet/89.2.359
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 English
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