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False Negative - definitions

False Negative - (1) In quality measurement, the condition of measuring a value for accuracy (or validity) and finding it to be not accurate (or not valid) when it is accurate (or valid). (2) In record matching, the condition of failing to identify that two records represent the same real world object. 

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Source: Larry English, External , 26-Jan-2009 09:20

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False-negative - When spam filtering devices fail to detect spam and allow it to be delivered.

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Source: DBG, 05 May 2011 07:58:29, External

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