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Practical Statistics for Physicists


These lectures emphasize the practical aspects of using Statistics to dreive results from experimental data in an efficient manner. Many examples are used ti illustrate the ideas. The level is suitable for PhD students with some experience of statistics, but they should also be interesting for post-docs and others too.

Detailed Synopsis

Louis Lyons
Oxford University


Tuesday, August 3 - Curia II Introduction; and Learning to Love the Error Matrix
Thursday, August 5 - Curia II Parameter Determination
Wednesday, August 11 - 1 West Goodness of Fit and Hypothesis Testing
Thursday, August 12 - 1 West Bayes and Frequentism
Tuesday, August 17 - 1 West Miscellaneous Topics


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Last Updated August 18, 2004



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