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Related to beta error: alpha error
er·ror of the sec·ond kind
in a Neyman-Pearson test of a statistical hypothesis, the probability of accepting the null hypothesis when it is false; the complement of the power of the test.
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beta errorThe false acceptance of the null hypothesis, which shows no significant difference when a true difference does in fact exist.
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