Misuse of the P value — a common test for judging the strength of scientific evidence — is contributing to the number of research findings that cannot be reproduced, the American Statistical Association (ASA) warns in a statement released today1. The group has taken the unusual step of issuing principles to guide use of the P value, which it says cannot determine whether a hypothesis is true or whether results are important.See it on Scoop.it, via Viruses, Immunology & Bioinformatics from Virology.uvic.ca
Statisticians issue warning over misuse of P values
Source: Viral Bioinformatics

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