Type II error
- the error made in the statistical testing of a hypothesis by accepting the null hypothesis when it is actually false.
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type II error
- statistics the error of not rejecting the null hypothesis when it is false. The probability of avoiding such an error is the power of the test and is a function of the alternative hypothesis
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