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Apparent puzzles with goodness-of-fit tests

Posted by: Gary Ernest Davis on: November 9, 2013

Given two data sets it is a not unreasonable question to ask if they have similar distributions. For example, if we produce one data set of 500 numbers between 0 and 1, chosen uniformly and randomly (at least as randomly as we can using a pseudo-random number generator), and another data set of 500 numbers […]