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K = 13 are not defined. The other test statistics are equivalent in this case, as they all consider an unweighted ranking of two observations in each splitting. With k = 1 the unsplitted case is also taken into account. In case of seasonal effects the power of all tests will probably be reduced if k = 1 is chosen. We compare the power of the tests of Sect. 2 for all reasonable combinations of k and n from above and take 1000 random samples from (32) for each combination. 05. The percentage cases of rejections of H0 estimate the power of the several test procedures.

J=1 i=1 i E(T2 ) = E(T4 ) = 0 and E(T3 ) = 2 ∑ ∑ (14) while the variances of T2 , T3 and T4 become unwieldly expressions and are given in [6] for the case n1 = . . = nk . On Nonparametric Tests for Trend Detection 23 Diersen and Trenkler [6] recommend a splitting with large k and small n j , j = 1, . . , k. The first reason for this are the asymptotic properties of the statistics in (11). With X1 , . . , Xn assumed to be independent and n1 = . . d. rv. So for k → ∞ all four test statistics are asymptotically normal distributed.

D(k−1). − e(k−1). ) . (11) In comparing (10) with (11) we see that for the given weights above the numerator of the test statistic of the logrank test for trend is c times bigger than the numerator of the test statistic of the modified ordered logrank test. If c = 1 the numerators are identical and thus the whole test statistics are identical as well. e. c is positive) equal test statistics result. This is due to the normalisation in the denominator. 3 The trend test by Gehan and Mantel In the U-statistic by Mann and Whitney (cf.