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Title: The Decline and Fall of Type II Error Rates

Source: The American Statician, November 2005, Vol. 59, No. 4, pp. 287-291; 2005

Author(s)Verrill, Steve; Durst, Mark

Publication Year: 2005  View PDF »

Category: Journal Articles

Abstract: For general linear modules with normally distributed random errors, the probability of a Type II error decreases exponentially as a function of sample size. This potentially rapid decline re-emphasizes the importance of performing power calculations.

Keywords: Asymptotic relative efficiency, experimental design, Hodges-Lehmann efficiency, linear models, Mills’ ratio, minimum detectable difference, noncentral F, normal tail, Pitman efficiency, power, sample size

Publication Review Process: Informally Refereed (Peer-Reviewed)

File size: 403 kb(s)

Date posted: 10/22/2010

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RITS Product ID: 14597
Current FPL Scientist associated with this product
Verrill, Steve P.
Mathematical Statistician
  

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