A sensible formulation of the significance test.

@article{Jones2000ASF,
  title={A sensible formulation of the significance test.},
  author={Lloyd Jones and John W. Tukey},
  journal={Psychological methods},
  year={2000},
  volume={5 4},
  pages={
          411-4
        }
}
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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