statistical error


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statistical error

difference between a computed/measured value and the true/correct value
  • type I error false-positive; incorrect rejection of the null hypothesis, i.e. acceptance of alternative hypotheses when differences noted have occurred by chance, and are not due to experiment

  • type II error false-negative; failure to reject the null hypothesis when the alternative hypothesis is the true natural state, i.e. failure to note a statistical difference

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