Essentially, hypothesis testing is a statistical method that performs the test of an assumption, so that the results can be declared accepted or rejected. Hypothesis testing is part of inferential statistics.
Hypothesis can be divided into two parts:
Null hypothesis (H0): Null hypothesis is a statement that will be verified.
Alternative hypothesis (H1): Alternative hypothesis is an alternative statement when statement (H0) is rejected.
In this article, we use facies data which is derived from Well Log Data. Hypothesis testing is done to determine whether the facies data (Sand & Shale) comes from the same population (can be concluded to have the same distribution) or not. Read more…