Spss Question

#1
Hello!

I have a question if the SPSS is able to perform the test similar to the test described in the attched excrept from a book that I am reading now. Really need to be able to perform this type of analysis with my own data. I tried the RUNS test (from the NONPARAMETRIC window) in SPSS but not sure if it is exactly the type of test that the author is referring to..

Looking forward to your help!!

Dima
 
#3
I will show you how to do it for the swiss franc example
copy and paste the data set at the bottom of the page into SPSS
Notice I am letting 1 be a win and 0 be a loss, Notice it has 20 wins,46
losses and 37 runs.
Now go to Analyze>Non-parametric>runs

set cut point to custom 0.5 and select the variable with the swiss franc data
and I got the same z-score so it must be using the same formula.
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