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COROLLARY 3 XAX and X b are independently distributed as W, and Nd, respectively, if and only if Ab = 0 and A' = A. 0 Although we could have stated the preceding corollaries as the main theorem, it is convenient to follow the above approach of Rao 119731and prove multivariate results using the corresponding univariate theory. 21. A related distribution is the inverse Wishart, the distribution of W - ’(see Press [1972a] and Siskind [1972] for some properties). 3 Nonceritral Wishart Distribution Let xl, x 2 , .

23) is not unique, so that the union-intersection principle can lead to different test procedures. ,d ) , we can writeH0,:Ga = O(a = 1,2,. Alternatively, we can use the socalled step-down procedure (see Roy et d. = 0, Hoa :6, - (O,, 4,... ,6a-l)ya-l = 0 ( a = 2,. 4). Again Ho = n a H,,, and Ho is not rejected if each H,, is not rejected. 23) will depend on the type of alternatives Ha we regard as important. 7 LIKELIHOOD RATIO TESTS Suppose that a set of random variables has density function f(y; 0), where B E 12 and we wish to test H o : O E o, where w is a subset of St.

It is assumed that d 5 m H ,m E . 3)], c-lc-1 H E 1 H I(m~-d-1)/21E((m,-d-l)/2etr[ - fZ-'(E + H)], 34 Multuiianuie Dustnbutrons where c = 2m,d/2 II:lm~~'2J'd(m,/2), ( i = H, E). We now make the transformation from (H,E) to (V,Z), where V = (E + H)-'/2N(E + H) 'IL and 2 = E -1- H. 2(c), ( Z l ( d")I2,so that the joint density function of the upper triangular elements of V and Z is h(v,z) = c,lc,l[Z'/2V~l/21(m~-d-1)/21z - z1/2vz1/21(mF- d - 1)/2 x IZl(di ')/*etr( - j 2 - l ~ ) . 7, V > 0 and I, - V = (E + H) -'/'(E -t.