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Opened 2 years ago

Last modified 18 months ago

#64 new defect

Toy generation with constraints should follow guidelines in arXiv:1210.7141

Reported by: tlatham Owned by: tlatham
Priority: minor Milestone: v4r0
Version: Keywords:
Cc: lhenry

Description

Generating and fitting toy experiments where the PDF contains Gaussian constraints is a slightly tricky business. This is discussed in arXiv:1210.7141 and we should try and follow the guidelines therein.

It would seem that the missing piece (wrt what we currently do) is to generate a different value for the mean of the constraint for each toy experiment. Since the PDF construction can change between generation and fitting it would seem to make sense to actually do this in the setup of the fit. But this brings up some concerns about reproducibility. Needs some thought.

Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 18 months ago by tlatham

  • Milestone changed from v3r1 to v4r0
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