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Statistical terms in searches for e.g. the Higgs boson

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http://press.web.cern.ch/press/background/B09-Important_Higgs_terms_en.html

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Statistical terms in particle physics searches like for the Higgs boson are often intransparent to the layman and explained here.

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Short explanations of statistical notions at the level of an interested layman are given:
http://press.web.cern.ch/press/background/B09-Important_Higgs_terms_en.html

Post date: Tue, Apr 17, 2012 — 11:28
Updated date: Tue, Nov 20, 2012 — 04:33

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