A sensible formulation of the significance test.

  title={A sensible formulation of the significance test.},
  author={L. V. Jones and J. Tukey},
  journal={Psychological methods},
  volume={5 4},
The conventional procedure for null hypothesis significance testing has long been the target of appropriate criticism. A more reasonable alternative is proposed, one that not only avoids the unrealistic postulation of a null hypothesis but also, for a given parametric difference and a given error probability, is more likely to report the detection of that difference. 

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