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Unformatted text preview: = P (H is not rejected | H is false) The value of 1 is called the power of the test . It represents the probability of NOT making a Type II error. Example where H : innocent until proven guilty Actual situation Innocent Guilty Find not guilty Correct Decision Type II or error Jurys decision Find guilty Type I or error Correct Decision These 2 errors are dependent. For a fixed sample size, lowering will raise and vice versa. Decreasing and simultaneously requires increasing the sample size. Further information on the errors are not covered in this course....
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This note was uploaded on 07/31/2011 for the course STAT 141 taught by Professor Paulcartledge during the Winter '10 term at University of Alberta.
- Winter '10