tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7844526396210378482.post865255974444951665..comments2017-07-09T20:48:43.163+01:00Comments on Noel O'Blog: Whiskas statistics and the pitfalls of mean rankNoel O'Boylehttps://plus.google.com/106283200629953242269noreply@blogger.comBlogger1125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7844526396210378482.post-49701799768625949432017-01-23T17:48:59.613+00:002017-01-23T17:48:59.613+00:00Yeah, calculating the mean rank seems not a good i...Yeah, calculating the mean rank seems not a good idea because the rank is not a normally distributed random variable. Non-parametric test like e.g. Kruskal-Wallis, or maybe Bayesian inference with non-informative prior would be better fits for the task, I guess.<br />Or one could derive some kind of 'normalized' rank but it'd be a temporary fix.bernatvhttps://bernatv.wordpress.com/noreply@blogger.com