BIOSTATS 640 Intermediate Biostatistics Biostatistics and Epidemiology UMass Amherst

3. Introduction to Nonparametrics

Scroll down for (1) BIOSTATS 640 2021 (2) Additional Readings and Videos (3) Resources for Learning R (4) Resources for Learning Stata, (5) Other (Applets, Calculators, etc.) and 6) Other Resources

(1) BIOSTATS 640 - 2021
1.1. VIDEO (Source: Brown, Helen. Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh) Choosing Between Parametric and Nonparametrics (video, 6:00)
1.2 (Source: Tanya Hoskin, Mayo Clinic) Parametric and Nonparametric: Demystifying the Terms (pdf, 5 pp)
1.3 Lecture Notes - 2021 course notes, 3. Introduction to Nonparametrics (pdf, 47 pp)
Homework due Friday February 26, 2021 Questions (pdf, 2 pp)
SOLUTIONS to homework
R Users (pdf, 6 pp)
Stata Users (pdf, 8 pp)

VIDEO (Source: Roslin Institute) Choosing Between Parametric and Nonparametric (video, 5:59)
VIDEO (Source: Todd Grade) Parametric and Nonparametric Tests (video, 7:25)

(3) Resources for R Learners
3.1. (Source: r-tutor.com) R Tutorial - Nonparametrics (html)
3.2. (Source: Amherst College) Nonparametric Test Procedures Handout (pdf, 6 pp)
3.3 (Source: R Companion for Biological Sciences. Author: Salvatore S. Mangiafico) Introduction to Traditional Nonparametric Tests (html)

(4) Resources for Stata Learners
4.1. (Source: Reed College) Running Nonparametric Analyses in Stata (html)
4.2 (Source: IDRE UCLA Resources for Learning Stata) What Statistical Analysis Should I Use (html)
4.3 (Source: IDRE UCLA Resources for Learning Stata) Stata Class Notes Analyzing Data (html)

(5) Other (Applets, Calculators, etc.)

5.1 Source - Lowry, Richard - Vassarstats Website for Statistical Computation
Visit Vassar Stats Website (html)

From the welcome page, scroll down to ORDINAL at left.

(6) Other Resources
6.1 (Source: Lisa Sullivan, Boston University) Introduction to Nonparametrics (html)

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