Probability and Statistics in Experimental Physics available in Hardcover
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- Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Second edition includes a new chapter on queuing problems and introduces a new method for dealing with experiments in which only a few events are observed.
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Table of ContentsPreface. 1 Basic Probability Concepts. 2 Some Initial Definitions. 3 Some Results of Specific Distributions. 4 Discrete Distributions and Combinatorials,5.Specific Discrete Distributions. 6 The Normal (or Gaussian) Distribution and Other Continuous Distributions. 7 Generating Functions and Characteristic Functions. 8 The Monte Carlo Method: Computer Simulation of Experiments. 9 Queueing Theory and Other Probability Questions. 10 Two Dimensional and Multi-Dimensional Distributions.,11.The Central Limit Theorem. 12 Inverse Probability; Confidence Limits. 13 Methods for Estimating Parameters. Least Squares and Maximum Likelihood. 14 Curve Fitting. 15 Bartlett S Function; Estimating Likelihood Ratios Needed for an Experiment. 16 Interpolating Functions and Unfolding Problems. 17 Fitting Data with Correlations and Constraints. 18 Beyond Maximum Likelihood and Least Squares; Robust Methods,References