Type I and type II errors - definition of Type I and type II errors by The Free Dictionary
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A test result that is false-negative.
1. (Medicine) a result in a medical test that wrongly indicates the absence of the condition being tested for
2. (Medicine) a person from whom such a result is obtained
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5) For a detailed mathematical derivation of the probabilities of Type I and Type II errors
for serial and parallel systems in two-state and three-state worlds, see Heimann (1993: 425-27).
When the number of sample size is a lot, it is possible to maintain the level of both type I and type II errors
at low range; of course, it was not the purpose of this study.
The researchers suggested that by prescribing the relationship between type I and type II errors
in auditing standards, the misstatement can be adjusted.