Some locally most powerful rank tests for correlation

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Four examples are given to illustrate the ease and practicality of the procedure for finding locally most powerful rank tests for correlation. The first two examples deal with bivariate exponential models. The third example uses the bivariate normal distribution, and the fourth example analyzes the Morgenstern's general correlation model.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)19-23
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2002


  • Bivariate exponential
  • Bivariate normal
  • Morgenstern's model
  • Normal scores
  • Savage scores
  • Spearman's rho
  • Top-down correlation


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