23-27 March 2015
DESY Hamburg
Europe/Berlin timezone
The Terascale alliance statistics school March 23, 13h00 - March 27, 13h00 at DESY Hamburg is designed for master/PhD students and young postdocs analysing LHC or other particle physics experiments data.
It aims at providing education/support/guidance for essential tasks in physics analyses such as fitting parameters or setting limits.

The tentative programme comprises:
- Frederick James: Comprehensive Lectures on statistics for HEP data analyses:

- Basic concepts
- Point and interval estimation
- Hypothesis tests
- Goodness of fit tests
- Decision theory
- Applications (e.g. fits to histograms)

- Lorenzo Moneta:

- RooStats/RooFit tutorial

- Christian Autermann:

- Limits estimation lectures & tutorial

- Glen Cowan:

- Combination of measurements and limits

- Andrea Valassi:

     - Combination with emphasis on the BLUE method

Please take note: The school is followed on 30-31 March by a 2-days HistFitter Tutorial. More information coming soon!

Registration fee: 50 Euro (this includes all nutrition costs for coffee and cookies and the school dinner on one of the evenings. The fee is to be paid in cash during the registration).

New: Map of DESY and venues of the school:

DESY Hamburg