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Synonyms for hypothesis

Synonyms for hypothesis

a belief used as the basis for action


Synonyms for hypothesis

a proposal intended to explain certain facts or observations

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a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence

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lambda]] (m|0) requires the specification of the number of trend breaks under the alternative hypothesis and the double maximum tests do not estimate the break dates if the null is rejected, additional statistical procedures are needed to determine the exact number and timing of trend breaks.
Research hypothesis : It is similar to the alternative hypothesis.
1, the statements about null hypothesis and alternative hypothesis are confusing.
If the null hypothesis can be falsified with sufficient certainty, then the analyst can conclude that the alternative hypothesis is likely to be true.
The null hypothesis for the maximum eigenvalue statistic is that there are r cointegrating vectors and the alternative hypothesis is that there are r+1 cointegration vectors.
Using panel methods, we show that there is strong evidence that the unit root null can be rejected against an alternative hypothesis of stationarity with one or two structural changes in either the slope or in both the intercept and the slope of the international real GDP series.
With the related numbers and initial data, we rejected the null hypothesis of CDENS and accept the alternative hypothesis.
This perhaps reflects an alternative hypothesis that the president's role in the loss of his party's control of Congress has stuck in Americans' minds regardless of what he may have done in the days after the election.
It is used to test the null hypothesis that two populations have identical distribution functions against the alternative hypothesis that the two distribution functions differ only with respect to location (median), if at all.
Alternative Hypothesis #1: In accounting for the results reported by Howard et al.
An alternative hypothesis is that the intraperitoneal injection may cause tissue irritation and a corticosteroid release from the adrenal glands.
An old alternative hypothesis to odor maps proposes that birds work their way along Earth's magnetic field.
Raaflaub's schema leads him to play down an alternative hypothesis, that the values of freedom, per se, began to emerge even earlier, in the agitation against the form of rule--again, a term invented by the Greeks, but probably grafted onto a Near Eastern, possibly Hittite, stem--"tyranny", illegitimate exercise of power by one person.
However, when asked what hypotheses they used to make their decision they either appeared unsure or suggested an alternative hypothesis unrelated to the task being tested.
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