# Frequentist evaluation of intervals estimated for a binomial parameter and for the ratio of Poisson means

@article{Cousins2009FrequentistEO, title={Frequentist evaluation of intervals estimated for a binomial parameter and for the ratio of Poisson means}, author={Robert D. Cousins and Kathryn E. Hymes and J. Tucker}, journal={Nuclear Instruments \& Methods in Physics Research Section A-accelerators Spectrometers Detectors and Associated Equipment}, year={2009}, volume={612}, pages={388-398} }

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