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Probability and Statistics in the Physical Sciences

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Lingua: Inglese


Pubblicazione: 09/2020
Edizione: 3rd ed. 2020


1. Front Matter

Pages i-xi

2. Basic Probability Concepts

3. Some Initial Definitions

4. Some Results Independent of Specific Distributions

5. Discrete Distributions and Combinatorials

6. Specific Discrete Distributions

7. The Normal (or Gaussian) Distribution and Other Continuous Distributions

8. Generating Functions and Characteristic Functions

9. The Monte Carlo Method: Computer Simulation of Experiments

10. Queueing Theory and Other Probability Questions

11. Two-Dimensional and Multidimensional Distributions

12. The Central Limit Theorem

13. Inverse Probability; Confidence Limits

14. Methods for Estimating Parameters. Least Squares and Maximum Likelihood

15. Curve Fitting

16. Bartlett S Function; Estimating Likelihood Ratios Needed for an Experiment

17. Interpolating Functions and Unfolding Problems

18. Fitting Data with Correlations and Constraints

19. Beyond Maximum Likelihood and Least Squares; Robust Methods

20. Back Matter


This book, now in its third edition, offers a practical guide to the use of probability and statistics in experimental physics that is of value for both advanced undergraduates and graduate students. Focusing on applications and theorems and techniques actually used in experimental research, it includes worked problems with solutions, as well as homework exercises to aid understanding. Suitable for readers with no prior knowledge of statistical techniques, the book comprehensively discusses the topic and features a number of interesting and amusing applications that are often neglected. Providing an introduction to neural net techniques that encompasses deep learning, adversarial neural networks, and boosted decision trees, this new edition includes updated chapters with, for example, additions relating to generating and characteristic functions, Bayes’ theorem, the Feldman-Cousins method, Lagrange multipliers for constraints, estimation of likelihood ratios, and unfolding problems.


Byron P. Roe is Professor Emeritus of Physics at the University of Michigan. He is a specialist in Experimental Nuclear and Subatomic Physics and Experimental Elementary Particle Physics. Professor Roe worked on an extensive number of experiments at Fermilab, CERN, and Argonne for more than 50 years and was often the spokesperson or co-spokesperson for these experiments. He has worked with the MiniBooNE neutrino experiment for almost 20 years. He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society.

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Condizione: Nuovo
Collana: Undergraduate Texts in Physics
Dimensioni: 235 x 155 mm Ø 462 gr
Formato: Brossura
Illustration Notes:49 Illustrations, black and white
Pagine Arabe: 285
Pagine Romane: xiii

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