FISHER EXACT TEST

the name of a statistical test that gives the exact probability of departure from chance for data in a fourfold contingency table that was described by Sir Ronald Aylmer Fisher (1890- 1962), British statistician and geneticist.

FISHER EXACT TEST: "The Fisher Exact Test looks at the probability of chance."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FISHER EXACT TEST," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/fisher-exact-test/ (accessed June 3, 2020).
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