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Paper Rejected (p>0.05): An introduction to the debate on appropriateness of null-hypothesis testing

Dunlop, M. D. and Baillie, M. (2009) Paper Rejected (p>0.05): An introduction to the debate on appropriateness of null-hypothesis testing. International Journal of Mobile Human Computer Interaction, 1 (3).

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Abstract

Null-hypothesis statistical testing has been seriously criticised in other domains, to the extent of some advocating a complete ban on publishing p-values. This short position paper aims to introduce the argument to the mobile-HCI research community, who make extensive use of the controversial testing methods.