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Topic: Reliability & Maintainability Questions and Answers

Topic Posted by: Reliability & Maintainability Forum ( )
Organization: System Reliability Center
Date Posted: Mon Aug 31 12:47:36 US/Eastern 1998

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Posted by: Ananda Perera ( )
Organization:AlliedSignal Aerospace Canada
Date posted: Wed Dec 23 12:52:53 US/Eastern 1998
Subject: Kolmogorov-Smirnov Goodness-of-Fit Test
In all the books and publications that I have seen, Kolmogorov-Smirnov (K-S) Goodness-of-Fit Test Critical Values are given in the Significance Levels of 20%, 15%, 10%, 5%, 1%. Are there any publications that give K-S Critical Values at Significance Levels greater than 20% Please reply through my E-Mail as well Ananda Fax: 905-608-6178


Subject: K-S significance levels
Reply Posted by: Anthony coppola ( )
Organization: IITRI
Date Posted: Thu Dec 24 8:37:59 US/Eastern 1998
Though it's possible, I doubt that you'll find tables greater than 20% risk, because few people would want to use them. At 20%, the chance of error is one in five. Higher values increse the probability of error. When the risk gets too high, it doesn't make sense to run the test.

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