A likelihood based scheme for coincidence analysis

Mukherjee, Soma; Mohanty, Soumya D.
June 2000
AIP Conference Proceedings;2000, Vol. 523 Issue 1, p477
Academic Journal
A fresh approach to coincidence analysis is initiated. The coincidence window size and the rates of source and background that best explain a given list of event times from two detectors is found using Maximum Likelihood Estimation. This approach is transparent and provides a unified scheme for a wide variety of situations. © 2000 American Institute of Physics.


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