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Course: Statistics in High Energy Physics

Department/Abbreviation: SLO/SFVEX

Year: 2020

Guarantee: 'Mgr. Jiří Kvita, Ph.D.'

Annotation: The aim is to provide students with basic statistical approaches and methods in data analysis in high energy physics.

Course review:
1. Random variables, probability density distribution, Monte Carlo methods. 2. Maximum likelihood principle, parameters estimation. 3. Curve fitting, chi2 test, correlations, covariance matrix. 4. Limits settings, statistical tests. 5. Multivariate techniques, signal and background separation. 6. Unfolding (deconvolution).