18-22 November 2013
MPI Munich
Europe/Berlin timezone
This school - the first one commonly organised by the three Helmholtz Alliances Terascale, HAP and EMMI and the Max Planck IMPRS EPP School - addresses physicists from particle physics, astro-particle physics and hadrons & nuclei at all career levels. The programme comprises lectures and exercises on important Monte Carlo based statistics and data analysis methods.

- Basics of statistics and probability, random numbers and the Monte Carlo method
- Bayesian reasoning
- Information field theory
- Markov chain Monte Carlos
- Sampling and clustering
- Population Monte Carlo
- Nested sampling

More information on the contents of the individual presentations and exercises can be found connected to the respective timetable entries.

Starts Nov 18, 2013 08:00
Ends Nov 22, 2013 18:00
MPI Munich
Foehringer Ring 6 D-80805 Munich
As there is going to be an exhibition in Munich at the same time, the hotel situation is tight and the room rates are high. We strongly recommend an early booking. For hotel suggestions, please refer to the section "Accommodation".