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Exact onesided lower confidence bound for a normal distribution coefficient of variation
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This page is a form for calculating a onesided lower confidence bound on the
coefficient of variation associated with a normal distribution.
We
also have programs that do the following:
The theory behind these programs is described in three publications:

Confidence Bounds for Normal and Lognormal Distribution Coefficients of Variation,
2003, Research Paper 609, USDA Forest Products Laboratory, Madison, Wisconsin.

Confidence Bounds and Hypothesis Tests
for Normal Distribution Coefficients of Variation,
2007, Research Paper 638, USDA Forest Products Laboratory, Madison,
Wisconsin.
 Verrill, S. and Johnson, R.A. (2007). "Confidence Bounds and
Hypothesis Tests for Normal Distribution Coefficients of Variation."
Communications in Statistics  Theory and Methods, Volume 36,
Number 12, pages 21872206.
For questions or comments about this Web page, please contact Steve Verrill at
sverrill@fs.fed.us
or 6082319375.
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