A Test for Spherical Symmetry

구형 대칭성 검정에 대한 연구

  • 박철용 (계명대학교 자연과학대학 통계학과)
  • Published : 2005.03.01


In this article, we propose a chi-squared test of spherical symmetry. The advantage of this test is that the test statistic and its asymptotic p-value are easy to compute. The limiting distribution of the test statistic is derived under spherical symmetry and its accuracy, in finite samples, is studied via simulation. Also, a simulation study is conducted in which the power of our test is compared with those of other tests for spherical symmetry in various alternative distributions. Finally, an illustrative example of application to a real data is provided.


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