# Family-Wise Error Rate

A Family-Wise Error Rate is an error measure for type I errors in a multiple comparisons test.

**AKA:**FWER.**See:**Multiple Comparisons, Type I Error, Type II Error.

## References

### 2016

- (Wikipedia, 2016) ⇒ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Family-wise_error_rate Retrieved:2016-9-14.
- In statistics,
**family-wise error rate (FWER)**is the probability of making one or more false discoveries, or type I errors, among all the hypotheses when performing multiple hypotheses tests.

- In statistics,