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- Conte, Luiza Chiarelli; Bayer, Débora Missio; Bayer, Fábio Mariano
- Hydrological sciences journal 2019 v.64 no.11 pp. 1312-1326
- Monte Carlo method; case studies; climate change; decision making; hydrology; Brazil
- ... The Pettitt test is widely used in climate change and hydrological analyses. However, studies show difficulties of this test in detecting change points, especially in small samples. This study presents a bootstrap application of the Pettitt test, and compares it numerically with the classical Pettitt test by an extensive Monte Carlo simulation. The proposed test outperforms the classical test in a ...