parametrický t-test, neparametrický t-test

English translation: parametric t-test, non-parametric t-test

06:54 May 16, 2019
Czech to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Mathematics & Statistics
Czech term or phrase: parametrický t-test, neparametrický t-test
This appears in the key to a table (comparison of paired groups):

*parametrický t-test, **neparametrický t-test, ***chí-kvadrát test nezávislosti…

This may be a rather basic question, but is it possible to talk about a 'nonparametric t-test'? Or is a t-test by definition parametric?
(This also underlies the question I posted yesterday).
Dylan Edwards
United Kingdom
Local time: 13:51
English translation:parametric t-test, non-parametric t-test
Explanation:
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Note added at 58 min (2019-05-16 07:53:13 GMT)
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Re. to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Student's_t-test

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Note added at 1 h (2019-05-16 08:39:00 GMT)
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Both tests have to be almost interchangeable in certain situations. When speaking of both of them in a sentence or paragraph, you have to distinguish between them in an abbreviated form. And, IMO, that's all.
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Ivan Šimerka
Czech Republic
Local time: 14:51
Grading comment
Thank you. My difficulty here was that I couldn't find any references in English to 'non-parametric t-tests'. But I suppose statisticians know what they're talking about!
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4parametric t-test, non-parametric t-test
Ivan Šimerka


  

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parametric t-test, non-parametric t-test


Explanation:
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Note added at 58 min (2019-05-16 07:53:13 GMT)
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Re. to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Student's_t-test

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Note added at 1 h (2019-05-16 08:39:00 GMT)
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Both tests have to be almost interchangeable in certain situations. When speaking of both of them in a sentence or paragraph, you have to distinguish between them in an abbreviated form. And, IMO, that's all.

Ivan Šimerka
Czech Republic
Local time: 14:51
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PRO pts in category: 3
Grading comment
Thank you. My difficulty here was that I couldn't find any references in English to 'non-parametric t-tests'. But I suppose statisticians know what they're talking about!
Notes to answerer
Asker: In your link, I find "a non-parametric alternative to the t-test". Doesn't this imply that a t-test has to be parametric?


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Sarka Lhotak: IMO, t-test has to be parametric. However, this is a problem of the author of the source, may be they used the "non-parametric alternative"?
6 hrs
  -> I fully agree, this is the same view expressed in another way.
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