probability ratio test

probability ratio test

[‚präb·ə′bil·əd·ē ′rā·shō ‚test]
(statistics)
Testing a simple hypothesis against a simple alternative by using the ratio of the probability of each simple event under the alternative to the probability of the event under the hypothesis.
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