By David Eddings, Leigh Eddings
After devastating defeats and the utter annihilation of 2 armies, the hideous Vlagh nonetheless vows to invade the land of Dhrall. A voracious insectile overmind, she will be able to breed hundreds of thousands of infantrymen in mere days or even evolve whole new species in exactly a week.At first, Dhrall's mortal defenders-a motley bunch of mercenaries, pirates, horse lords, and lone heroes just like the archer Longbow-are sure they'll be successful back. so much at the moment are battle-hardened veterans, and the natives of Dhrall are fierce bison hunters and endure slayers, able to fight.But whereas the Vlagh's prior servants have been large, venomous, and senseless insects, it has now created ideal spies: new minions with a man's visual appeal and intelligence. Corrupted via the brokers of the Vlagh, the human tribes are quickly at one anothers' throats.Far, a long way worse for mortals is the truth that the Gods can now not be relied on. For, nearing the top in their 25,000 12 months cycle, the Elder Gods are doddering towards senility and dementia. And t...
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If the null hypothesis H0 is true, but the procedure erroneously rejects H0 in favor of the alternative H1 , then a type I error occurs. The probability of committing a type I error will be limited by the prespecified significance level . On the other hand, if the null hypothesis H0 is false, and the test procedure fails to reject H0 , a type II error, , occurs. 2. For the sake of illustration, suppose that bioequivalence of a test and a reference formulation is investigated in a clinical trial, and the test problem would indirectly be formulated as follows H0 bioequivalence vs H1 bioinequivalence Failure to reject the above null hypothesis by a statistical test at level might lead to the conclusion of bioequivalence.
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Solely on the basis of Monte Carlo simulations they showed that neither Cmax , Cmax /AUC, nor partial areas were able to reflect a 25 % change in the modeled first-order rate constant ka . This, however, is neither surprising nor critical, because in the context of bioequivalence assessment the similarity of the shapes of the concentration-time profiles is relevant rather than the similarity of the apparent first-order absorption rate constants. Chen et al. (2001) summarized the above concepts and coined the terms early, peak and total exposure, with partial AUCs, Cmax and AUC being the respective metrics.