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F Test - F test - test of whether two samples are drawn from different populations have the same standard deviation, with specified confidence level. Samples may be of different sizes.

[Category=Data Quality ]

Source: iSixSigma, 21 January 2011 08:36:52, External

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F-tests - used to test variances or dispersion effects. Fpr example, if a company has two manufacturing lines making the same product but different regions of the world, a F-test may be used to compare the variance of one line's output vs. that of the other. [Statistical inference tests to compare the quality of different products / processes and compare the performance of different groups.]

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Source: The Quality Portal, 07 April 2011 07:52:52, External

F test - [statistics] A statistical test for determining the probability that the variances of two different samples are the same. The F test uses a statistic known as statistic F to test statistical hypotheses about the variances of distributions from which samples have been drawn.

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Source: esri, 18 April 2012 08:01:05, External 

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