alternative hypothesis


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alternative hypothesis

[ȯl¦tər·nət·iv hī′päth·ə·səs]
(statistics)
Value of the parameter of a population other than the value hypothesized or believed to be true by the investigator.
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The results of the alternative hypothesis condition with eight DIF items are depicted in Figure 2.
Up to now, the bias-corrected state estimation under the alternative hypothesis [H.
Under the alternative hypothesis of systemic risk, we expect [[?
The alternative hypothesis is that the firms are not equal competitors:
So the null hypothesis is same for both categories but the alternative hypothesis is different for within-dimension and between-dimension categories.
Another problems we may encounter in the null-hypotheses testing is what is called the fallacy of transposed conditional, that is, we conclude the truth of the alternative hypothesis based on the rejection of the null-hypotheses but the alternative hypotheses may be rejected as well because we did not test it directly and therefore there are many other feasible alternative hypotheses once the null-hypotheses is rejected.
Once the abovementioned hypotheses and coincidental phenomena are refuted, the alternative hypothesis of immunization anxiety-related reactions can be reasonably accepted.
She felt the book didn't take women into account, and after poring over the literature she wrote The Descent of Woman, which championed the aquatic ape theory as an alternative hypothesis.
Where in model (1), the speed of mean reversion parameter [theta] = 0 under the null hypothesis of the presence of a unit root and [theta] > 0 under the alternative hypothesis of a nonlinear but globally stationary data generating process (see, for mathematical details, Kapetanios et al.

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