is an option to VarianceTest and similar functions that controls cutoffs for diagnostic tests as well as test conclusions.
- The setting SignificanceLevel->α with 0<α<1 indicates a significance level of α.
- The level used for verifying assumptions such as normality is taken to be where is the number of datasets being tested.
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Basic Examples (2)
Set test sizes for diagnostics used in LocationTest:
The -value is equivalent but a warning is issued:
Set the cutoff used in "TestConclusion" and "ShortTestConclusion" properties:
Properties & Relations (2)
The significance level can affect the degrees of freedom for some tests:
An assumption of equal variances is rejected at the 25% level and a Satterthwaite approximation is used for the degrees of freedom:
The significance level is divided by the number of comparisons when assumptions are checked:
Using with 50 tests for normality results in each one being tested at the level:
Wolfram Research (2010), SignificanceLevel, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/SignificanceLevel.html.
Wolfram Language. 2010. "SignificanceLevel." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research. https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/SignificanceLevel.html.
Wolfram Language. (2010). SignificanceLevel. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/SignificanceLevel.html