[R] [Stat related] Understanding Portmanteau test
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sun Nov 9 09:59:27 CET 2008
On Sat, 8 Nov 2008, RON70 wrote:
> Still waiting for some input. Did my question void forum rule in any manner?
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> RON70 wrote:
>> Sorry to be off-topic. Can somebody please explain me what is Portmanteau
>> test? Why it's name is like that? When I would say, a particular test is
>> portmanteau test? I did some googling but got no satisfactory answer at
>> all. Please anybody help for understanding that?
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