type II error


: acceptance of the null hypothesis in statistical testing when it is false

Word History

First Known Use

1947, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of type II error was in 1947

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“Type II error.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/type%20II%20error. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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