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TestResult Class

Describes the result of a statistical test.
Inheritance Hierarchy

Namespace:  Meta.Numerics.Statistics
Assembly:  Meta.Numerics (in Meta.Numerics.dll) Version: 4.1.4
public sealed class TestResult

The TestResult type exposes the following members.

Public propertyProbability
Gets the P-value of the statistical test.
Public propertyStatistic
Gets the test statistic.
Public propertyType
Gets or sets the sided-ness of the statistical test.
Public propertyUnderlyingStatistic
Gets the underlying discrete test statistic.
Public methodEquals
Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.
(Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCode
Serves as the default hash function.
(Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetType
Gets the Type of the current instance.
(Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToString
Returns a string that represents the current object.
(Inherited from Object.)

A statistical test compares data to a prediction, called the null hypothesis, and computes a number, called the test statistic, which measures how much the data differs from the prediction. A key aspect of a useful statistical test is that the distribution of the test statistic under the null hypothesis can be computed. Given this distribution, one can say how likely it is for the test statistic value to take on as extreme a value was observed. If this probability is low, the null hypothesis is likely false. If this probability is not too low, the data is compatible with the null hypothesis.

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