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Column: Technical Aids: A Nomograph of Student's t

Summary: Student's t-test appeared 67 years ago and is considered a first milestone in the field of small sample statistics. Student was the pen name chosen by W. S. Gosset as the result of a fortunate compromise in which he and his employer, the Guiness brewery in Dublin, resolved the difficulty of Gosset's statistical work being covered by a blanket of industrial security.

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  • Topics: Statistics
  • Keywords: Statistical tests,Nomograph,Outliers
  • Author: Nelson, Lloyd S.
  • Journal: Journal of Quality Technology