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Statistics

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Statistics

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Bayesian statistics

$p$-values

  • Berger & Selke, Testing a Point Null Hypothesis: The Irreconcilability of P Values and Evidence
  • Berger & Delampady, Testing Precise Hypotheses
  • Lew, Bad statistical practice in pharmacology (and other basic biomedical disciplines): you probably don’t know $P$
  • Hubbard & Bayarri, Confusion Over Measures of Evidence ($p$’s) Versus Errors ($\alpha$’s) in Classical Statistical Testing
  • Rozeboom, The fallacy of the null-hypothesis significance test
  • Benjamin et al, Redefine Statistical Significance
  • Gibbons & Pratt, $P$-values: Interpretation and Methodology

Fine-tuning and Occam’s razor

Frequentist statistics for the LHC

  • [1005.1891] Trial factors for the look elsewhere effect in high energy physics
  • [1310.1284] Discovering the Significance of 5 sigma
  • [1007.1727] Asymptotic formulae for likelihood-based tests of new physics
  • CDF Statistics Committee Recommendations
  • Lyons, Comparing Two Hypothesis. Contains pedagogical discussion of “paradox” that $\Delta\chi^2$ could lead to different conclusions than just $\chi^2$
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Andrew Fowlie
Junior Faculty

My research interests include particle physics and statistics.