Mann-Whitney test

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Mann-Whitney test, Mann-Whitney U test

Mann-Whitney test

A statistical test of the probability that two independent sets of observations come from the same population. The Mann-Whitney test is independent of distribution and can be used when the t test is inappropriate.

Mann,

Henry Berthold, U.S. mathematician, 1905–.
Mann-Whitney test - rank sum test.

Whitney,

Donald Ransom, U.S. statistician, 1915–.
Mann-Whitney test - see under Mann, Henry Berthold