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Unformatted text preview: • How do I calculate the probability of getting an event in a certain subrange of x ? • Put up a multimodal histogram, ask questions above • For the Poisson distribution, have students come up and draw it for various N • What is the uniform distribution? 1 3 Errors: 12:55 — 13:10, 15 min • Do some random math problems. • Have students derive error for addition, multiplication, power, division, log, sin on board. • Discuss MCMC and errors, how to handle constrained (positivedefinite) phase spaces 4 Fitting: 13:10 — 13:15, 5 min • Talk about least squares 5 Q&A: 13:15 — 13:20, 15 min 2...
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2009 for the course AST 4762 taught by Professor Harrington during the Fall '09 term at University of Central Florida.
 Fall '09
 Harrington
 Astronomical

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