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Statistical test for normalised data

Thank you all (@Drew75 and @Nathan Calverley) for your replies, and thank you @Michael Lew for sharing your paper. I will provide additional details regarding my experiment. I am working with culture ...
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t-test on two variance calculations

I have survey data that was recorded in a many different towns. I want to see for which variables is the data significantly more or less variable within towns than across all towns. Currently, I'm ...
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ANOVA as Comparision of Means and Regression [duplicate]

ANOVA, ANalysis Of VAriance, is a method to compare means of several variables. At the same time it falls under G(eneral)LM in a sense that it a method for regression and used for regressing ...
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Are the sequential sum of squares appropriate when treatments must be applied in sequence?

I'm working with some modeled future stream flow data that was created in two steps. First, future precipitation predictions (at certain points in a watershed) were created by running historical ...
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ANOVA determining percentage of variation

The Financial Review wished to estimate the amount of annual government spending using tax revenue and level of nationwide debt. Data from 1958-2008 (inclusive) was used. All variables were measured ...
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Dealing with outliers when comparing variances with Bartlett's test

I have four different groups (with unequal sample sizes of 100 to 120) and want to test if the variance differs. For ANOVAs I used the winsorized mean to get a more robust estimate and I am wondering ...
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What's the logic/motivation behind pre-filtering data based on variance?

I am currently working with gene expression data where I have a number of genes (variables) measured over a number of samples. I could not make sense of the statistics and visualization suite we have, ...
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Alternative to One-way ANOVA unequal variance

I would like to compare the means across three groups of equal sizes (equal sample size is small, 21). The means of each group are normally distributed, but their variances are unequal (tested via ...
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Variance associated with factors in GLS (nlme)

First time posting here, so thank you ahead of time for your help. I'd like to estimate the variances associated with two factors in a relatively simple, but unbalanced GLS model, and I am unsure how ...
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ANOVA and significance test for multiple groups

I am currently investigating the mousemove behavior of users while working different kind of searchtasks in wikipedia. I've isolated a certain number of move-flows and gathered data for each of them. ...
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finding the residual variance after correcting ordinal data for sex

I have a data set organized as: males, females as groups. Each individual has a "score" that is ordinal, ranking 0,1, or in another case, 0,1,2. I need to find the residual variation after correcting ...
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Explaining Variance

I am currently faced with the problem of explaining variance in an evaluation where users rate Cloud services on a quality scale. My data looks as follows: Dependent variable: Quality score (ratio ...
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Compare variability in different groups

I have 3 groups with a distribution of samples. I used ANOVA to compare means of these groups and also fetched mean, SD and SEM. I have SD and SEM that varies among groups. How can I compare them so ...
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Different Mean Square partitions in an unbalanced bifactorial ANOVA (with random factor) between R and Statistica

I am trying to extract variance components for selection and chance in a bifactorial design with Generation as a fixed factor and Replicate as a random term, for early fecundity. Since I am using ...
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Proper way to deal with several sources of variability

What is the proper way of combining various sources of variability? For example, if we know that under the normal conditions, a machine produces parts with normally distributed diameter with some ...
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R oneway.test with equal and non equal variance

can anybody tell me why the oneway.test() results in a p-value of NA when var.equal is set to FALSE but in a p-value of 0.7173 when it is set to TRUE Here is my ...
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How to estimate variance components with lmer for models with random effects and compare them with lme results

I performed an experiment where I raised different families coming from two different source populations, where each family was split up into a different treatments. After the experiment I measured ...
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Can I do a t test if I have little to no variance in one group?

I have 4 groups that I am comparing to a criterion. In one of my groups, all the participants answered the same on every item, i.e. there is no variance. How do I deal with that in my ANOVA? Also, ...
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Normalizing reading times using analysis of variance

I'm trying to compare gaze durations measured using an eye tracker for each word. Since longer words will naturally lead to longer gaze durations, simply comparing the values is inaccurate. ...
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Variance decomposition using ANOVA

Say you have a random variable $X$ (e.g., kilometers driven). Getting its variance is straightforward. But what if you want to say, $A$ percent of the variance in $X$ is due to $\text{Var}(X)$ for ...
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What is the difference between test to check homogenity of variance and ANOVA?

I found many tests like: Fligner, Levene etc etc to check homogeneity of variances, my question is: What is the difference between those tests and ANOVA ? Thank you
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How to deal with a non-gaussian distribution & heteroscedasticity

I am working on my thesis project and have come across a problem with the statistics which I am looking for a bit of guidance. I am running ANOVA tests to determine significance between groups but i ...
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Difference between homoscedastic and homogenic-variance data

I have a doubt regarding two tests: Breusch–Pagan test, to detect heteroscedasticity in a series, and Bartlett's test, to test for equal variances for samples from $k$ populations. What are the ...
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Effect size calculations in mixed ANOVA design for power analysis

I need to calculate effect size for a mixed ANOVA design. I need it because I'm using GPower3 to calculate a rough sample size for a full study. I have pilot data. Based on this page: ...
I have a set of $N$ bodies, which is a random sample from a population whose mean and variance I want to estimate. A property of each body is being measured $m_i$ times ($m_i>1$) and different for ...