Journal of Applied Mathematics and Decision Sciences
Volume 2006 (2006), Article ID 31089, 9 pages
Nonparametric analysis of blocked ordered categories data:
some examples revisited
1School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
2Department of Applied Mathematics, Biometrics and Process Control, Ghent University, Gent 9000, Belgium
Received 5 October 2005; Revised 12 May 2006; Accepted 15 May 2006
Copyright © 2006 D. J. Best et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Nonparametric analysis for general block designs can be given by
using the Cochran-Mantel-Haenszel (CMH) statistics. We demonstrate
this with four examples and note that several well-known
nonparametric statistics are special cases of CMH statistics.