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NotesLikelihood  L. LyonsMaximum Likelihood Primer  C. BlockerComments on Likelihood Fits with Variable Resolutions  G. PunziEfficiency Uncertainties  A Bayesian Prescription  J. ConwayUncertainties on Efficiencies  C. BlockerCoverage of Error Bars for Poisson Data  J. HeinrichA Guide to the Pearson Type IV Distribution  J. HeinrichDetecting a Bad Random Number Generator  J. HeinrichTRandom Pitfalls  J. Heinrich 

NotesWhat is Systematics  Giovanni Punzi (Mar 2001)Incorporating Systematics in Limits  Giovanni Punzi (July 2003)Systematic Uncertainties  Craig Blocker' (March 2001)A Convolution Method for Folding Systematic Uncertainties into Likelihood Functions  Luc Demortier (June 2005)Systematic Uncertainties in the CDF sin(2 beta) Measurement  Craig Blocker (May 2001)Roger Barlow's SLAC User's Organization talk on Systematic UncertaintiesCalculation of Cross section Upper Limits Combining Channels and Incorporating Correlated and Uncorrelated Systematic Errors  John Conway 

NotesJoel Heinrich et al. Interval Estimation... 1. Bayesian approach CDF note 7117 (September 2004)Craig Blocker, Interval Estimation... 2. Cousins and Highland Method CDF note 7539 (May 2006)Limits and Confidence Intervals in the Presence of Nuisance Parameters W. A. Rolke, A. M. Lopez, J. Conrad, F. James (August 2004)A Fully Bayesian Computation of Upper Limits for Poisson Processes Luc Demortier (October 2004)Bayes or Frequentism? Louis Lyons (September 2002)Comparing Two Hypotheses  Louis Lyons (August 1999)Methods for comparing two hypotheses  Louis Lyons (April 2009)Pulls Louis Lyons and Luc DemortierSignal Significance in Particle Physics  Pekka Sinervo (July 2002)Simple facts about pvalues  CDF Statistics Committee (January 2006)A Bayes Factor Example: Poisson Discovery  Joel Heinrich (February 2009)Assessing the significance of a deviation in the tail of a distribution  Luc Demortier (November 1995)Constructing Ensembles of PseudoExperiments  Luc Demortier (September 2003)The evaluation of upper limits for top quark production using combined measurements  R. Hollebeek, H.H. Williams and P. Sinervo, CDF Note 1109 (January 1990)Blind Analyses  J. Heinrich, CDF note 6576 (August 2003)Blind Analyses  Paul Harrison, Proceedings of the Conference on Advanced Statistical Techniques in Particle Physics, M. Whalley and L. Lyons, eds. (July 2002)Blind Analysis in Particle Physics  Aaron Roodman, PHYSTAT2003 (September 2003) 

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