Type 2 Error

Type 2 Error

Definition of Type 2 Error

The Canada social science dictionary [1] provides the following meaning of Type 2 Error: In inferential reasoning or statistics, accepting a hypothesis when it is false and should be rejected. Also known as ‘false positive’.

Type 2 Error: Resources

Notes and References

  • Drislane, R., & Parkinson, G. (2016). (Concept of) Type 2 Error. Online dictionary of the social sciences. Open University of Canada





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