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Title: Bayes versus Frequentism: The Return of an Old Controvery

These two very different approaches to analysing data are described and contrasted, using examples both from every-day life and from the world of Physics. Cases where the resulting answers differ signmore »ificantly will be discussed. The discussion of the ideas involved will be such that they should be accessible to those with little previous knowledge of statistics.« less
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Title: Bayes versus Frequentism: The Return of an Old Controvery
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Publication Date: 2007-01-22
OSTI Identifier: 1014101
DOE Contract Number: AC02-76SF00515
Other Number(s): TRN: US1105395
Resource Type: Multimedia
Resource Relation: Conference: SLAC Colloquium Series, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Menlo Park, California, presented on January 22, 2007
Research Org: SLAC (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC), Menlo Park, CA (United States))
Sponsoring Org: USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Subject: 43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS ; FERMILAB ACCELERATOR ; PHYSICS ; STANFORD LINEAR ACCELERATOR CENTER ; STATISTICS
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 1:13:57
System Entry Date: 2016-01-27