confidence level


ECSS-E-ST-10-04C Rev.1


probability with which a confidence interval contains an unknown parameter


  • NOTE 1 For example a 95 % CL means that there is a 5 % chance that the specified environment can be exceeded according to the model.
  • NOTE 2 Statistical environment models often provide outputs as a function of confidence level (CL).
  • NOTE 3 The CL does not account for systematic uncertainties associated with environment models.
  • NOTE 4 The confidence level is typically a chosen parameter which stipulates the level of uncertainty one is willing to accept.
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