From: Peter Dalgaard <p.dalgaard_at_biostat.ku.dk>

Date: Wed 21 Dec 2005 - 18:30:56 EST

Date: Wed 21 Dec 2005 - 18:30:56 EST

P Ehlers <ehlers@math.ucalgary.ca> writes:

> > so a good guess at its definition is that it is obtained from W or one

*> > of the others by subtracting the mean and dividing with the SD.
**> >
**>
**> With the SD adjusted for ties, of course. (See, e.g., Conover's book.)
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...which is actually the exact SD, conditional on the set of tied ranks, not just a correction term. See my discussion with Torsten a month or so ago.

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