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ERIC Number: EJ150870
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Publication Date: 1976
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Selecting Alpha by Minimizing Expected Regret: An Example
Reitsch, Arthur G.
Educational and Psychological Measurement, 36, 3, 675-8, Aut 76
A technique for selecting alpha based on the particular circumstances of a hypothesis testing problem is illustrated. In selecting an alpha, the technique takes into account the prior probability that the null hypothesis is true and the penalties associated with Type I and Type II errors. (Author)
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