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NON-NULL HYPOTHESIS

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Definition:
In general, a hypothesis alternative to the one under test; the null hypothesis. In some contexts, however, it is given the meaning of a hypothesis under test where the effect is not equal to zero.

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 Tuesday, May 21, 2002