The limiting distribution of the F-statistic from nonnormal universes

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We consider a linear regression model with an unbalanced 1-fold nested error structure, where group effect and error are from nonnormal universes. The limiting distribution of the F-statistic in this model is derived, as the sample size is large and group sizes take values from a finite set of distinct integers. The result is used to approximate the F-distribution quantile and to test the significance of the random effect variance component. Results are also applicable to the F-statistic in the one-way random-effects model. The effects of departure from normality on the F-statistic distribution are given.


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B. Gueven, “The limiting distribution of the F-statistic from nonnormal universes,” STATISTICS, pp. 545–557, 2006, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: