Joe McKean


Nonparametric Statistical Methods Using R, (2014), John Kloke and Joe McKean, Chapman-Hall: Boca Raton, FL.

This is an applied book in nonparamterics. Rfit can be downloaded at CRAN and the other The R software used in the book can be downloaded at GitHub .

  • Most of the data sets in the book: Robust Nonparametric Statistical Methods, 2nd ed by Tom Hettmansperger and Joe McKean, New York:Chapman&Hall, 2010 can be found here:

    Data Sets in HM

  • For Rcode for HM, I recommend the R package Rfit developed by John Kloke and myself. It can be downloaded at CRAN.

    Old pre Rfit code discussed in Chapters 1 and 2 of the HM book can be found here:

    R functions for Chaps 1 and 2 in HM Notice the tar file beginning with AA. This contains all the R functions.

  • R software for the Wilcoxon fit of a linear model can be found here Code is there (ww1.7.r , help wwhlp.r) along with the paper:
    Terpstra, J. and McKean, J. W. (2005), Rank-Based Analyses of Linear Models using R, (2005), {\em Journal of Statistical Software}, 14, Issue 7,


    Second Web page for Stat5660 Spring 2011 STAT 2600 Elementary Statistics, Fall 2009

    STAT 3620 Probability, Fall 2010

    Hogg, McKean and Craig, 6th ed, Errata Information

    STAT 364, Statistical Methods, Spring 2009 I

    STAT 666, Theory of Nonparametrics

    Professor of Statistics, Department of Statistics
    Ph.D. Statistics, Penn State University

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