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False Positive - definitions

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

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Source: Larry English, External , 26-Jan-2009 09:21

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False positive - A legitimate email message that is mistakenly rejected or filtered by a spam filter.

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Source: DBG, 05 May 2011 07:56:59, External


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