Piotr Sulewski

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This paper proposes scenarios of generating two-way and three way contingency tables (CTs). A concept of probability flow parameter (PFP) plays a crucial role in these scenarios. Additionally, measures of untruthfulness of H0 are defined. The power divergence statistics and the |X| statistics are used. This paper is a simple attempt to replace a nonparametric statistical inference from CTs by the parametric one. Maximum likelihood method is applied to estimate PFP and instructions of generating CTs according to scenarios in question are presented. The Monte Carlo method is used to carry out computer simulations.


statistical inference, likelihood function, contingency tables, parametric test, probability flow parameter


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