77 Why haven't robust (and resistant) statistics replaced classical techniques? 2010-08-03T07:49:34.003

74 How to choose between t-test or non-parametric test e.g. Wilcoxon in small samples 2014-10-29T03:02:19.667

57 Kendall Tau or Spearman's rho? 2010-10-24T13:15:49.687

55 Why would parametric statistics ever be preferred over nonparametric? 2015-07-30T11:48:44.030

49 Which permutation test implementation in R to use instead of t-tests (paired and non-paired)? 2011-01-10T12:10:29.000

41 Are all models useless? Is any exact model possible -- or useful? 2015-04-02T00:59:47.333

31 Bootstrap vs. permutation hypotheis testing 2011-12-25T01:03:10.000

27 What are some illustrative applications of empirical likelihood? 2012-06-25T05:20:37.380

26 What is the weak side of decision trees? 2010-08-05T10:42:44.327

24 Is there a reliable nonparametric confidence interval for the mean of a skewed distribution? 2015-12-15T23:56:03.037

22 What exactly does a non-parametric test accomplish & What do you do with the results? 2013-08-12T21:46:04.343

20 Is there a nonparametric equivalent of Tukey HSD? 2011-10-20T21:47:04.070

20 Is it true that Bayesian methods don't overfit? 2017-03-02T21:51:48.950

18 Can the MIC algorithm for detecting non-linear correlations be explained intuitively ? 2011-12-20T01:38:39.507

18 Why are Gaussian process models called non-parametric? 2012-12-27T05:00:04.297

17 Nonparametric Bayesian analysis in R 2010-12-05T11:14:12.273

17 Is there any statistical test that is parametric and non-parametric? 2011-11-16T00:00:17.497

17 Intuition behind tensor product interactions in GAMs (MGCV package in R) 2012-12-08T21:30:24.430

17 Statistical test for two distributions where only 5-number summary is known 2014-02-17T21:59:30.410

16 Checking ANOVA assumptions 2010-09-18T17:42:06.037

16 How would one graph the results of subjective rank order? 2012-06-23T17:21:42.880

16 What is the non-parametric equivalent of a two-way ANOVA that can include interactions? 2013-12-02T23:46:56.560

15 A non-parametric repeated-measures multi-way Anova in R? 2010-08-04T20:01:07.787

15 Is there an equivalent to Kruskal Wallis one-way test for a two-way model? 2011-06-21T02:46:57.220

15 How can I calculate the confidence interval of a mean in a non-normally distributed sample? 2011-10-05T03:14:34.283

15 Generalized additive models -- who does research on them besides Simon Wood? 2014-11-02T23:05:25.357

14 If variable kernel widths are often good for kernel regression, why are they generally not good for kernel density estimation? 2010-10-19T11:35:15.373

14 Is there an optimal bandwidth for a kernel density estimator of derivatives? 2012-08-08T12:06:12.830

14 Can bootstrap be used to replace non-parametric tests? 2013-06-14T21:09:45.287

13 Why is the Mannâ€“Whitney U test significant when the medians are equal? 2011-05-21T16:36:36.803

13 How to scale violin plots for comparisons? 2011-07-27T13:52:41.023

13 When/where to use functional data analysis? 2012-04-07T21:46:27.737

13 How to run two-way ANOVA on data with neither normality nor equality of variance in R? 2012-05-16T13:21:32.007

13 Applicability of chi-square test if many cells have frequencies less than 5 2012-09-04T08:49:59.573

13 Is logistic regression a non-parametric test? 2013-05-12T05:29:59.157

13 Where is density estimation useful? 2014-01-17T11:37:22.567

13 Why is Pearson parametric and Spearman non-parametric 2015-03-17T11:18:22.937

12 Why are ties so difficult in nonparametric statistics? 2011-05-31T15:59:34.210

12 Determine if a heavy tailed distributed process has improved significantly 2012-06-09T14:50:41.277

12 How to deal with ceiling effect due to measurement tool? 2012-06-14T21:07:12.740

12 Should I use t-test on highly skewed data ? Scientific proof, please? 2014-08-05T22:56:20.093

12 Difference between LOESS and LOWESS 2015-07-12T13:13:08.453

11 Is there an alternative to the Kolmogorov-Smirnov test for tied data with correction? 2012-09-03T14:01:05.173

11 If any parametric test does not reject null, does its nonparametric alternative do the same? 2013-08-29T21:12:04.227

11 Why use the parametric bootstrap? 2014-05-08T10:22:44.760

11 Multiple comparisons in a non-parametric test 2014-07-14T22:53:36.170

11 How to choose between sign test and Wilcoxon signed-rank test? 2015-12-07T03:13:59.120

10 Best methods of feature selection for nonparametric regression 2011-03-04T21:17:23.477

10 Wilcoxon-Mann-Whitney critical values in R 2012-07-17T10:32:04.353

10 Is ordinal or interval data required for the Wilcoxon signed rank test? 2013-01-07T17:34:20.693

10 Friedman test vs Wilcoxon test 2014-01-30T19:06:14.923

10 Introduction to non-parametric statistics 2014-03-15T02:31:08.137

10 Why is the asymptotic relative efficiency of the Wilcoxon test $3/\pi$ compared to Student's t-test for normally distributed data? 2014-12-28T23:39:16.927

10 What is the name of the density estimation method where all possible pairs are used to create a Normal mixture distribution? 2015-04-02T14:56:10.853

9 Whither bootstrapping - can someone provide a simple explanation to get me started? 2010-08-20T00:10:33.740

9 Parametric sample size calculation and non-parametric analysis 2010-09-27T13:29:01.003

9 Multi-way nonparametric anova 2010-10-15T15:42:56.067

9 Is there a multiple-sample version or alternative to the Kolmogorov-Smirnov Test? 2012-08-31T18:52:42.497

9 When to use non-parametric regression? 2012-09-19T20:06:58.720

9 Histogram with uniform vs non-uniform Bins 2013-04-10T22:52:08.263

9 Introductory textbook on nonparametric Bayesian models? 2013-05-01T09:45:21.703

9 Non-parametric measure of strength of association between an ordinal and a continuous random variable 2014-06-13T11:55:32.673

9 How to test an interaction effect with a non-parametric test (e.g. a permutation test)? 2016-05-19T07:48:59.200

8 How to do ANOVA on data which is still not normal after transformations? 2011-03-03T09:41:24.050

8 Advantage of kernel density estimation over parametric estimation 2012-07-25T03:37:08.927

8 A robust (non-parametric) measure like Coefficient of Variation -- IQR/median, or alternative? 2012-10-04T10:51:45.833

8 Non-parametric for two-way ANOVA (3x3) 2012-10-25T17:36:18.097

8 Penalized spline confidence intervals based on cluster-sandwich VCV 2012-11-30T19:39:58.063

8 What is the difference between distribution free statistics/methods and non-parametric statistics? 2013-01-31T20:41:32.310

8 Book for non parametric statistics 2013-03-04T20:32:04.850

8 Power analysis for Kruskal-Wallis or Mann-Whitney U test using R? 2013-09-21T07:34:40.163

8 Relative efficiency of Wilcoxon signed rank in small samples 2013-10-05T00:25:47.210

8 Different non-parametric methods for estimating the probability distribution of data 2014-04-08T23:12:21.093

8 What is the mathematical definition of location / scale / shape parameters? 2015-10-01T06:54:17.420

8 If the Epanechnikov kernel is theoretically optimal when doing Kernel Density Estimation, why isn't it more commonly used? 2016-06-01T21:30:42.803

7 How can I obtain some of all possible combinations in R? 2010-08-05T04:54:46.270

7 Density estimation methods? 2010-08-20T20:10:24.127

7 How to test group differences on a five point variable? 2010-08-31T20:57:50.950

7 How to do factorial analysis for a non-normal and heteroscedastic data? 2010-10-20T01:11:04.410

7 What method is preferred, a bootstrapping test or a nonparametric rank-based test? 2011-03-22T18:58:38.307

7 Statistical analysis of competition data 2011-03-23T20:14:56.090

7 Is there an equivalent of ARMA for rank correlation? 2011-04-08T08:14:07.460

7 The exact distribution of Wilcoxon rank-sum statistic U 2011-07-19T18:40:16.727

7 What is the null hypothesis in the Mann-Whitney test? 2011-12-09T04:49:45.390

7 How to test that a set of distributions are located in a given order? 2012-06-19T12:18:21.583

7 $\chi^2$ test on user preferences 2012-08-06T05:26:50.763

7 Two-sample one-sided Kolmogorov-Smirnov test vs one-sided Wilcoxon-Mann-Whitney test 2012-10-15T11:18:11.177

7 Small n: non-parametric or parametric tests? 2012-11-02T16:20:41.577

7 Permutation test in R 2012-11-19T18:56:05.150

7 Kolmogorov Smirnov conflicts with visual data 2013-03-30T08:44:56.573

7 Causal identification and penalized splines 2013-05-15T08:18:04.867

7 How do I interpret the Mann-Whitney U when using R's formula interface 2013-07-25T13:57:02.097

7 "One-tailed" Levene Test 2013-09-05T00:10:17.683

7 Kendall-tau and RKHS spaces 2013-09-15T03:07:39.280

7 Non-random small sample - What conclusions can I get? 2013-09-27T15:30:29.880

7 How to correctly apply the Nemenyi post-hoc test after the Friedman test 2013-10-21T15:35:51.460

7 How do I perform a regression on non-normal data which remain non-normal when transformed? 2013-11-09T16:18:30.870

7 Computing inverse probability weights -- conditional (multivariate) density estimation? 2014-06-18T14:25:04.767

7 Dealing with non-normal distribution in "big" datasets, when do we throw out the CLT? 2014-07-03T02:12:57.430