GRK 1694: Elementarteilchenphysik bei höchster Energie und höchster Präzision

Data analysis and statistics for the theoretician

  • Typ: KSETA Topical Course
  • Zeit:


  • Dozent:

    Prof. Roger Barlow

    University of Huddersfield


1) Introduction, including R language basics.
2) Bayes theorem: uses and abuses.
3) Limits (1) Simple Poisson, Bayesian and Frequentist.
4) Limits (2) CL_s and Feldman-Cousins
5) Asymmetric Errors
6) Significance and the “look elsewhere” effect

The sessions will include examples for the students to do. These will be done using the R
language (freely available on ).