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  • adj. Having a flexible number or nature of parameters which are not fixed in advance.
  • adj. Free of assumptions about the frequency distributions of the variables being assessed.

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  • adj. not involving an estimation of the parameters of a statistic


non- +‎ parametric (Wiktionary)


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