Practical statistics for the LHC

K. Cranmer

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    Abstract

    This document is a pedagogical introduction to statistics for particle physics. Emphasis is placed on the terminology, concepts, and methods being used at the Large Hadron Collider. The document addresses both the statistical tests applied to a model of the data and the modeling itself.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Title of host publication2011 European School of High-Energy Physics, ESHEP 2011 - Proceedings
    EditorsC. Grojean, M. Mulders
    PublisherCERN-European Organization for Nuclear Research
    Pages267-308
    Number of pages42
    ISBN (Electronic)9789290834014
    StatePublished - Apr 10 2014
    Event19th European School of High-Energy Physics, ESHEP 2011 - Moeciu, Romania
    Duration: Sep 7 2011Sep 20 2011

    Publication series

    Name2011 European School of High-Energy Physics, ESHEP 2011 - Proceedings

    Conference

    Conference19th European School of High-Energy Physics, ESHEP 2011
    CountryRomania
    CityMoeciu
    Period9/7/119/20/11

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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    Cranmer, K. (2014). Practical statistics for the LHC. In C. Grojean, & M. Mulders (Eds.), 2011 European School of High-Energy Physics, ESHEP 2011 - Proceedings (pp. 267-308). (2011 European School of High-Energy Physics, ESHEP 2011 - Proceedings). CERN-European Organization for Nuclear Research.