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Hypothesis (Null)

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  A statement H0 about the assumed default condition/property of the observed sequence. For the purposes of this document, the null hypothesis H0 is that the sequence is random. If H0 is in fact true, then the reference distribution and critical values of the test statistic may be derived.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-22 Rev. 1a