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posted 01 April 2001 05:03 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Dalton     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Does anybody know how to determine starting level in Bruceton test(The up and Down method of Dixon and Mood)? Where can I find more information in this topic?

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posted 06 May 2001 08:19 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Barry Neyer   Click Here to Email Barry Neyer     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
For the most efficient test, you should pick the first level at the mean of the population and the step size as the standard deviation of the population. Of course the reason for doing the test is to determine these values, so you have to use the best guess for these starting values. For more details, and for a look at a new test that does not require prior knowledge, goto

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