[R] Interpreting the result of a Wilcoxon (Mann-Whitney U) test

David Winsemius dwinsemius at comcast.net
Wed Oct 2 23:45:12 CEST 2013

On Oct 2, 2013, at 1:33 PM, Filipe Correia wrote:

> David,
> On Wed, Oct 2, 2013 at 6:56 PM, David Winsemius <dwinsemius at comcast.net> wrote:
> This is not an appropriate question for R-help. You should ask your statistics instructor or pose the question in a venue where explanations of purely statistical problems are on-topic. (Just because you used R to get results that confused you does not make this an R-help-problem.)
> Well, I'm not sure whether I'm asking a statistics question or a question about how this function should be called. Of course, any help on the statistical side would also be very welcome, but if you're able to confirm that my understanding of the function's arguments and return values is right you're already helping to me a lot! :-) 

I didn't see any problems with your code. You asked three substantially different question and got appropriately different results.


David Winsemius
Alameda, CA, USA

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