Comparisons of tests for normality with a cautionary note

Alan R. Dyer*

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Results on the power of some tests for normality are presented, along with an important cautionary note on the use of such tests.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)185-189
Number of pages5
Issue number1
StatePublished - Apr 1974


  • Goodness of fit
  • Monte Carlo comparisons
  • Tests for normality

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistics and Probability
  • Mathematics(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)
  • Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty
  • Applied Mathematics

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