Statistical Data Analysis / Edition 1

Statistical Data Analysis / Edition 1

by Glen Cowan
     
 

This book is a guide to the practical application of statistics to data analysis in the physical sciences. The examples emphasize particle physics, but the presentation is quite general and the methods have wide applicability. See more details below

Overview

This book is a guide to the practical application of statistics to data analysis in the physical sciences. The examples emphasize particle physics, but the presentation is quite general and the methods have wide applicability.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198501558
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/28/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Notation
1Fundamental concepts1
2Examples of probability functions26
3The Monte Carlo method40
4Statistical tests46
5General concepts of parameter estimation64
6The method of maximum likelihood70
7The method of least squares95
8The method of moments114
9Statistical errors, confidence intervals and limits118
10Characteristic functions and related examples143
11Unfolding153
Bibliography188
Index194

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