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  1. pharmaceutical industry · statistics · medical science
    hipitéis niallasach Reference Faomhadh an téarma seo mar chuid de Thionscadal Lex
    Definition vor allem bei Auswertung von Tierversuchsergebnissen angewendete Pruefung der Signifikanz von Differenzen, indem die Wahrscheinlichkeit des beobachteten Wertes anhand seiner Abweichung von Null untersucht wird Reference Reallex Med
    H0 | H0 | zero hypothesis | null hypothesis
    Definition theory that has been put forward, either because it is believed to be true or because it is to be used as a basis for argument, but has not been proved Reference Kendall & Buckland, Dictionary of Statistical Terms, 1982 & Valerie G. Easton & John H. McColl. Statistics Glossary. Hypothesis testing [7.5.2012]
    Comment For example, in a clinical trial of a new drug, the null hypothesis might be that the new drug is no better, on average, than the current drug. We would writeH0: there is no difference between the two drugs on average.The final conclusion once the test has been carried out is always given in terms of the null hypothesis. We either ‘Reject H0 in favour of H1’ or ‘Do not reject H0’; we never conclude ‘Reject H1’, or even ‘Accept H1’.See also: alternative/non-null hypothesis (H1) [ IATE:1569549 ].
    hypothèse nulle
    Definition hypothèse qui suppose que les différences constatées entre les résultats apparents de certains traitements expérimentaux sont principalement dues à d'autres causes, que l'on sait être des erreurs aléatoires ou expérimentales; un test de signification peut montrer si cette hypothèse doit être rejetée ou non Reference METRO
    H0 | H0

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