Definition of Error (Type II):
Error that concludes that someone is not guilty, when in fact, they really are. (Ha true, but I concluded Ho).
Accept an hypothesis or statement as true when it is false: Ho is false, but I conclude Ho is true. Error that concludes that someone is not guilty, when in fact, he or she really is (accept Ho as true, beeing false, when Ha is true).
A failed alarm is a Type II error
BETA is the probabilty of error type II
Also known as consumer’s risk.« Back to Dictionary Index