Decompositions of Symmetry Using Generalized Linear Diagonals-Parameter Symmetry Model and Orthogonality of Test Statistic for Square Contingency Tables

For square contingency tables with ordered categories, the present paper gives several theorems that the symmetry model holds if and only if the generalized linear diagonals-parameter symmetry model for cell probabilities and for cumulative probabilities and the mean nonequality model of row and column variables hold. It also shows the orthogonality of statistic for testing goodness-of-fit of the symmetry model. An example is given.

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K. Yamamoto, M. Ohama and S. Tomizawa, "Decompositions of Symmetry Using Generalized Linear Diagonals-Parameter Symmetry Model and Orthogonality of Test Statistic for Square Contingency Tables," Open Journal of Statistics, Vol. 3 No. 6A, 2013, pp. 9-13. doi: 10.4236/ojs.2013.36A002.

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