Type I and Type II Errors – The Heart of Event Processing

Opher Etzion begins to discuss one of the topics I consider to be the heart of event processing in his post, On False Positives and False Negatives.

Statistically speaking, false positives are called Type I errors (α errors) and false negatives are called Type II errors (β errors).

If you are interested in “getting to the heart” of complex event processing, visit this link.   I’ll discuss detection theory in more detail in a future post.


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