# PROPHET StatGuide: One-sample signed rank test

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The one-sample signed rank test is used to test the null hypothesis that the
median of the population
from which the data
sample
is drawn is equal to a hypothesized value.

The full version of StatGuide for the *one-sample signed rank test* will be available in a
future release. In the meantime, to properly analyze and interpret
results of the *one-sample signed rank 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
*one-sample signed rank test* may result in drawing erroneous
conclusions from your data.
Additionally, you may want to consult the following references:
- Brownlee, K. A. 1965.
*Statistical Theory and Methodology
in Science and Engineering.* New York: John Wiley & Sons.
- Conover, W. J. 1980.
*Practical Nonparametric Statistics.* 2nd ed.
New York: John Wiley & Sons.
- Daniel, Wayne W. 1978.
*Applied Nonparametric Statistics. *
Boston: Houghton Mifflin.
- Daniel, Wayne W. 1995.
*Biostatistics.* 6th ed.
New York: John Wiley & Sons.
- Hollander, M. and Wolfe, D. A. 1973.
*Nonparametric Statistical Methods. *
New York: John Wiley & Sons.
- Lehmann, E. L. 1975.
*Nonparametrics: Statistical Methods Based on
Ranks. * San Francisco: Holden-Day.
- Miller, Rupert G. Jr. 1986.
*Beyond ANOVA, Basics of Applied
Statistics.* New York: John Wiley & Sons.
- Rosner, Bernard. 1995.
*Fundamentals of Biostatistics.*
4th ed. Belmont, California: Duxbury Press.
- Sokal, Robert R. and Rohlf, F. James. 1995.
*Biometry.* 3rd. ed.
New York: W. H. Freeman and Co.
- Zar, Jerrold H. 1996.
*Biostatistical Analysis.* 3rd ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ:
Prentice-Hall.

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