Analysis after a Sequential Test |
At the end of a trial, the hypothesis is either rejected or accepted. But the -value, median, and confidence limits depend on the ordering the sample space , where is the stage number and is the standardized statistic.
Following the notations used in Jennison and Turnbull (2000, pp. 179–180), if has a higher order or more extreme than . Then for a given ordering, the -value, median, and confidence limits associated with the observed statistics can be derived.