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# Particle Physics-Computing and Statistical Data Analysis-Lecture 01 Slides-Physics

A random variable is a numerical characteristic assigned to an element of the sample space; can be discrete or continuous.
Particle Physics, Uncertainty, Probability, Conditional, Independence, Bayes Theorem, Law of Total Probability, Bayesian Sta...

# Monte Carlo method-Computing and Statistical Data Analysis-Lecture 04 Slides-Physics

The Monte Carlo method is a numerical technique for calculating probabilities and related quantities using sequences of random numbers.
Monte Carlo Method, Random Number Generators, Transformation Method, Acceptance Rejection Method, Acceptance Re...

# Statistical vs Systematic Errors-Computing and Statistical Data Analysis-Lecture 13 Slides-Physics

Bayes’ theorem tells how our beliefs should be updated in light of the data.
Statistical vs Systematic Errors, Nuisance, Parameters, Profile Likelihood, Bayesian, Bayes Theorem, Markov Chain Monte Carlo, Metropolis Hastings Algorithm, Cousins High...

# Functions of a Random Variable-Computing and Statistical Data Analysis-Lecture 02 Slides-Physics

Given a function of a random variable, we know how to find the variance of the function using error propagation.
Functions of a Random Variable, Unique Inverse, Mellin Convolution, Expectation Values, Covariance, Correlation, Error Propagation, St...

# Method of Least Squares-Computing and Statistical Data Analysis-Lecture 10 Slides-Physics

The value of the X2 at its minimum is a measure of the level of agreement between the data and fitted curve.
The Method of Least Squares, Correlated Measurements, Least Square Fit, Variance, Estimator, Goodess of Fit, Statistical Errors, Binned Da...