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March, 1983 Applying Wald's Variance Component Test
Justus F. Seely, Yahia El-Bassiouni
Ann. Statist. 11(1): 197-201 (March, 1983). DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176346069


In this note a generalization of a variance component test that was first suggested by Wald is examined. Necessary and sufficient conditions are given for the test to be applicable in a mixed linear model. A uniqueness property of the test in terms of degrees of freedom is also obtained.


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Justus F. Seely. Yahia El-Bassiouni. "Applying Wald's Variance Component Test." Ann. Statist. 11 (1) 197 - 201, March, 1983.


Published: March, 1983
First available in Project Euclid: 12 April 2007

zbMATH: 0516.62028
MathSciNet: MR684876
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1214/aos/1176346069

Primary: 62F03
Secondary: 62J10

Keywords: Adjusted sums of squares , confidence intervals , Hypothesis testing , mixed linear model

Rights: Copyright © 1983 Institute of Mathematical Statistics

Vol.11 • No. 1 • March, 1983
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