type I error
noun Date: 1947 rejection of the null hypothesis in statistical testing when it is true

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  • type I error — noun Rejecting the null hypothesis when the null hypothesis is true. Syn: α error, alpha error, false positive, error of the first kind …   Wiktionary

  • Type I error — the error made in the statistical testing of a hypothesis by rejecting the null hypothesis when it is actually true. [1960 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • type I error — ˌtīp¦wən noun : rejection of the null hypothesis in statistical testing when it is true * * * the error made in the statistical testing of a hypothesis by rejecting the null hypothesis when it is actually true. [1960 65] …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Type I and type II errors — In statistics, the terms Type I error (also, α error, or false positive) and type II error (β error, or a false negative) are used to describe possible errors made in a statistical decision process. In 1928, Jerzy Neyman (1894 1981) and Egon… …   Wikipedia

  • probabilité d’erreur du type I — pirmosios rūšies klaidos tikimybė statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Tikimybė padaryti pirmosios rūšies klaidą. atitikmenys: angl. type I error probability vok. Signifikanzniveau, n rus. вероятность ошибки первого рода, f …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • erreur du type I — pirmosios rūšies paklaida statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. error of first kind vok. Fehler erster Art, m rus. погрешность первого рода, f pranc. erreur de première catégorie, f; erreur de première espèce, f; erreur du type I, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • Error management theory — Error Management is a theory that looks at history of cognitive biases throughout evolution. It was put forth by David Buss and Martie Haselton. Such biases and heuristics over the vast time line of evolutionary history could have only existed if …   Wikipedia

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