 alternative hypothesis

A rival hypothesis to the null hypothesis, whose likelihoods are compared by a statistical hypothesis test.See Also: null hypothesis
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Alternative hypothesis — Main article: Statistical hypothesis testing In statistical hypothesis testing, the alternative hypothesis (or maintained hypothesis or research hypothesis) and the null hypothesis are the two rival hypotheses which are compared by a statistical… … Wikipedia
alternative hypothesis — (in the statistical testing of a hypothesis) the hypothesis to be accepted if the null hypothesis is rejected. * * * … Universalium
alternative hypothesis — (in the statistical testing of a hypothesis) the hypothesis to be accepted if the null hypothesis is rejected … Useful english dictionary
alternative hypothesis — the hypothesis that is compared with the null hypothesis in a statistical test. Symbol H1 or Ha … Medical dictionary
hypothesis — noun /haɪˈpɒθɪ̈sɪs/ a) A tentative conjecture explaining an observation, phenomenon or scientific problem that can be tested by further observation, investigation and/or … Wiktionary
hypothesis test — an abstract procedure for determining whether a set of observations is consistent with a hypothesis under consideration; it is the theoretical basis of most statistical tests. A hypothesis test decides between two hypotheses, one stating that the … Medical dictionary
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Hypothesis — A hypothesis (from Greek polytonicὑπόθεσις ) consists either of a suggested explanation for a phenomenon (an event that is observable) or of a reasoned proposal suggesting a possible correlation between multiple phenomena. The term derives from… … Wikipedia
hypothesis — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ plausible ▪ bold ▪ Scientists have proposed a bold hypothesis. ▪ speculative ▪ alternative, competing … Collocations dictionary