Test the Overall Significance of p-values by Using Joint Tail Probability of Ordered p-values as Test Statistic

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Fang, Yongxiang; Wit, Ernst;
(2008)
  • Publisher: University of Groningen, Johann Bernoulli Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Subject: joint tail probability | p-values | combined probability test

Fisher’s combined probability test is the most commonly used method to test the overall significance of a set independent p-values. However, it is very obviously that Fisher’s statistic is more sensitive to smaller p-values than to larger p-value and a small p-value may... View more
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