Parameter Estimate

  • Luca Lista
Chapter
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 941)

Abstract

This chapter describes how to determine unknown parameters of some probability distribution by sampling the values of random variables that follow such distribution. In physics this procedure is applied when measuring some parameters from an experimental data sample. A typical case is an experiment at a particle collider recording multiple collision events for further analysis.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luca Lista
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  1. 1.INFN Sezione di NapoliNapoliItaly

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