Blind Analysis in Particle Physics

  title={Blind Analysis in Particle Physics},
  author={Aaron Roodman},
  • A. Roodman
  • Published 16 December 2003
  • Physics, Mathematics
A review of the blind analysis technique, as used in particle physics measurements, is presented. The history of blind analyses in physics is briefly discussed. Next the dangers of and the advantages of a blind analysis are described. Three distinct kinds of blind analysis in particle physics are presented in detail. Finally, the BABAR collaboration's experience with the blind analysis technique is discussed. 

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