Winter Semester 2022/23

March 13 to March 17, 2023, online


Statistical methods in High-Energy Physics



Basics course, providing a round-trip through statistical methods and treatments used in data analyses in HEP. Program:

  • Maximum Likelihood and Chi2 Parameter Estimation
  • Introduction to R
  • Hypothesis testing
  • Frequentist and Bayesian Probabilities
  • Systematics
  • Searches and Discoveries


Louis Lyons, Olaf Behnke, Roger Barlow, Glen Cowan


More information can be found on the indico page of the block course