LIGO Document P1600187-v1

Extracting distribution parameters from multiple uncertain observations with selection biases

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LIGO-P1600187-v1
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We derive a Bayesian framework for extracting the parameters of the underlying distribution based on a set of observations sampled from this distribution. We allow for both measurement uncertainty in individual measurements and, crucially, for selection biases on the measurements.
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