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Re: Question Statistical uncertainties in hadrontherapy (Ix-Berenice Garcia Ferreira)
Re: Feedback Re: Statistical uncertainties in hadrontherapy (G.A.P.Cirrone)
Date: 21 Jul, 2009
From: Valery Taranenko <Valery Taranenko>

This is a batch method or estimating uncertainty. This is an old way that e.g. Fluka is utilizing.
The standard way of estimating uncertainty these days is just accumulating the squares of individual scoring contributions, i.e. scoring std. dev.
I don't think we need batches. Agree?

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-val

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