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HYPOTHESIS TESTING

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French Equivalent: Hypothèse à tester

Definition:
A term used generally to refer to testing significance when specific alternatives to the null hypothesis are considered.

Source Publication:
A Dictionary of Statistical Terms, 5th edition, prepared for the International Statistical Institute by F.H.C. Marriott. Published for the International Statistical Institute by Longman Scientific and Technical.

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Created on Sunday, May 19, 2002

Last updated on Tuesday, April 29, 2003