Frequently Asked Questions
I will try to answer here your main questions from lecture (not just
"frequently asked" ones, but any well-posed questions). Please ask
again if anything is still not clear!
Note I will occasionally go back later and add to or amend an answer.
- September 27 FAQ 1 Mean and variance, propagation of errors: pdf html
- October 4 FAQ 2 Probability, probability distributions: pdf html
- October 5 FAQ 3 Estimating means and variances, error on the mean, error matrices: pdf html
- October 18 FAQ 4 Correlations, error ellipses, error matrices pdf html
- October 19 FAQ 5 Examples of correlations, error matrices and ellipses pdf html
- October 25 FAQ 6 Parameter estimation: maximum likelihood and least squares pdf html
- November 1 FAQ 7 Uncertainties on estimated parameters, linear least squares pdf html
- November 2 FAQ 8 Confidence intervals, hypothesis testing pdf html