Guidance Required

Hi,

i'm completely new to statistics.... Can anyone kindly refer to any references or readings that talk about goodness of fit test? like what is degree of freedom or p-value? what significance do they play in the goodness of fit tests?

or can someone give a quick explaination here pls?

thanks a million

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  • Hi

    I would have alook through the statistiXL help file initially. For a good introduction and hand worked example see the following book...

    Zar, J. H. (1999). Biostatistical Analysis. 4th edition. Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliff, New Jersey.

    Cheers

    Alan
  • hi,

    thanks for your info abt the materials i can refer to...

    anyway just wondering if u happen to know anything abt extreme value theory? if yes, any suggestions of softwares or excel add ons to generate the tail end data of the probability distributions?
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