PROPHET StatGuide: Kolmogorov-Smirnov Test


The Kolmogorov-Smirnov test tests the null hypothesis that the population distribution from which the data sample is drawn conforms to a hypothesized distribution.

(In Prophet, the available hypothetical distributions are: the Gaussian (normal) distribution, the uniform distribution, Student's t distribution, the F distribution, and the chi-square distribution.)
The full version of StatGuide for the Kolmogorov-Smirnov test will be available in a future release. In the meantime, to properly analyze and interpret results of the Kolmogorov-Smirnov test, you should be familiar with the following terms and concepts: If you are not familiar with these terms and concepts, you are advised to consult with a statistician. Failure to understand and properly apply the Kolmogorov-Smirnov test may result in drawing erroneous conclusions from your data. Additionally, you may want to consult the following references:

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Last modified: April 11, 1997

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