α risk The probability of rejecting a null hypothesis when in fact it is true.
Accelerated Life Testing (ALT) Testing a product under more severe conditions than it would normally experience, in order to identify within a limited time period what the reliability of a product would be over its normal lifetime.
accuracy Closeness of a measured value to the "true" value.
alternative hypothesis The collection of all possible outcomes if the null hypothesis is not true.
Analysis Of Variance (ANOVA) A calculation of the portions of the overall variation in a set of data that can be attributed to identified sources.
attribute data Discrete or categorical data.
axial point A location of a run in a response surface design that enables ...