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Special Course on Statistics

  • Date May 23-26, 2016
  • Hour from 10 am to 12.45
  • Room GSSI Room A
  • Speaker Allen Caldwell (Max Planck Institute)

ABSTRACT

The course on Probability and Data Analysis will cover the following topics:
- introduction to probabilistic reasoning
- basic distributions; derivations and when they apply
- construction of confidence intervals
- Bayesian credibilities
- test statistics and p-values
- Bayes factors and model selection
with examples from nuclear, particle, and astro physics along the way.