—Usage of statistical tools is important in reporting
valid and unbiased findings of a research. Therefore, this paper
aims to discuss the statistical tools commonly used among
researchers in the swarm intelligence field. Among the tools
discuss is the boxplot. Boxplot is a common data representation
method chosen in the field. Nonparametric statistical test for
pairwise comparison, namely, Wilcoxon signed rank test, and a
test for multiple comparison, namely, Friedman test are also
—Boxplot, Friedman test, Holm procedure,
Wilcoxon signed rank test.
Nor Azlina Ab Aziz is with the Faculty of Engineering, University of
Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Faculty of Engineering and
Technology, Multimedia University, 75450 Melaka, Malaysia (e-mail:
Marizan Mubin is with the Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty
of Engineering, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Zuwairie Ibrahim is with the Faculty of Electrical and Electronic
Engineering, University Malaysia Pahang, 26600 Pahang, Malaysia (e-mail:
Sophan Wahyudi Nawawi is with the Department of Control and
Mechatronic Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 Johor,
Malaysia (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Cite: Nor Azlina Ab. Aziz, Marizan Mubin, Zuwairie Ibrahim, and Sophan Wahyudi Nawawi, "Statistical Analysis for Swarm Intelligence — Simplified," International Journal of Future Computer and Communication vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 193-197, 2015.