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Another look at the Lady Tasting Tea and permutation-based randomization tests

@article{Hemerik2019AnotherLA,
  title={Another look at the Lady Tasting Tea and permutation-based randomization tests},
  author={Jesse Hemerik and Jelle J. Goeman},
  journal={arXiv: Methodology},
  year={2019}
}
Fisher's famous Lady Tasting Tea experiment is often referred to as the first permutation test or as an example of such a test. Permutation tests are special cases of the general group invariance test. Recently it has been emphasized that the set of permutations used within a permutation test should have a group structure, in the algebraic sense. If not, the test can be very anti-conservative. In this paper, however, we note that in the Lady Tasting Tea experiment, the type I error rate is… 

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