waerden.test {agricolae}R Documentation

Multiple comparisons. The van der Waerden (Normal Scores)

Description

A nonparametric test for several independent samples.

Usage

waerden.test(y, trt, alpha=0.05, group=TRUE, main=NULL,console=FALSE)

Arguments

y

Variable response

trt

Treatments

alpha

Significant level

group

TRUE or FALSE

main

Title

console

logical, print output

Details

The data consist of k samples of possibly unequal sample size.
The post hoc test is using the criterium Fisher's least
significant difference (LSD).

Value

statistics

Statistics of the model

parameters

Design parameters

means

Statistical summary of the study variable

comparison

Comparison between treatments

groups

Formation of treatment groups

Author(s)

Felipe de Mendiburu

References

Practical Nonparametrics Statistics. W.J. Conover, 1999

See Also

BIB.test, DAU.test, duncan.test, durbin.test, friedman, HSD.test, kruskal, LSD.test, Median.test, PBIB.test, REGW.test, scheffe.test, SNK.test, waller.test, plot.group

Examples

library(agricolae)
# example 1
data(corn)
out1<-with(corn,waerden.test(observation,method,group=TRUE))
print(out1$groups)
plot(out1)
out2<-with(corn,waerden.test(observation,method,group=FALSE))
print(out2$comparison)
# example 2
data(sweetpotato)
out<-with(sweetpotato,waerden.test(yield,virus,alpha=0.01,group=TRUE))
print(out)

[Package agricolae version 1.3-5 Index]