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Statistical Analysis

  • Daiki YamaguchiEmail author
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Abstract

Statistical processing of data allows to quantitatively test an existence or an absence of the signal in observed data. A binned likelihood is used in the fitting procedure. In this section, the detail of the methodology in statistical treatment is described.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhysicsTokyo Institute of TechnologyTokyoJapan

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