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Monte Carlo Confidence Limits for Iterated-Source Calculations

D. B. MacMillan

Nuclear Science and Engineering / Volume 50 / Number 1 / Pages 73-75

January 1973

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Gast and Candelore have recently pointed out that the standard method of computing confidence limits in Monte Carlo calculations is invalid for iterated-source calculations. This note develops a formula for a confidence-limit correction factor for such calculations, and discusses its use.

 
 
 
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