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## Quantifying Uncertainty in Net Primary Production Measurements

*Mark E. Harmon, Donald L. Phillips, John J. Battles, Andrew Rassweiler, Robert O. Hall Jr., and William K. Lauenroth*

### in Principles and Standards for Measuring Primary Production

- Published in print:
- 2007
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780195168662
- eISBN:
- 9780199790128
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168662.003.0012
- Subject:
- Biology, Ecology

Because primary production usually is estimated from several variables that are themselves subject to error in measurement, these errors propagate as the variables are combined mathematically. ... More

## Error propagation and scaling for tropical forest biomass estimates

*Jerome Chave, Guillem Chust, Richard Condit, Salomon Aguilar, Andres Hernandez, Suzanne Lao, and Rolando Perez*

### in Tropical Forests and Global Atmospheric Change

- Published in print:
- 2005
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198567066
- eISBN:
- 9780191717888
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567066.003.0013
- Subject:
- Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

The dry above-ground biomass (AGB) of tropical forests is a crucial variable for ecologists, biogeochemists, foresters, and policy makers. Permanent tree inventories provide an efficient way of ... More

## The reconstruction of momentum density

*N. K. Hansen*

### in X-Ray Compton Scattering

- Published in print:
- 2004
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198501688
- eISBN:
- 9780191718045
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198501688.003.0006
- Subject:
- Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter describes how the three-dimensional electron density distribution can be reconstructed from measured one-dimensional projections (the directional Compton profiles) by the Fourier-Bessel ... More

## Computational strategies in lattice QCD

*Martin Lüscher*

### in Modern Perspectives in Lattice QCD: Quantum Field Theory and High Performance Computing: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 93, August 2009

- Published in print:
- 2011
- Published Online:
- January 2012
- ISBN:
- 9780199691609
- eISBN:
- 9780191731792
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691609.003.0006
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter provides an introduction to some of the basic numerical techniques used in lattice QCD. The topics covered include Markov-chain simulations, the HMC algorithm, deflation and variance ... More

## Momentum density studies by the Maximum Entropy Method

*L. Dobrzyński*

### in X-Ray Compton Scattering

- Published in print:
- 2004
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198501688
- eISBN:
- 9780191718045
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198501688.003.0007
- Subject:
- Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter discusses the Maximum Entropy Method (MEM). It begins with a general introduction to MEM, then develops the application to the reconstruction of the three-dimensional electron density ... More

## Second-order methods for error propagation in variational data assimilation

*F.-X. Le Dimet, I. Gejadze, and V. Shutyaev*

### in Advanced Data Assimilation for Geosciences: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches School of Physics: Special Issue, June 2012

- Published in print:
- 2014
- Published Online:
- March 2015
- ISBN:
- 9780198723844
- eISBN:
- 9780191791185
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723844.003.0014
- Subject:
- Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

This chapter discusses the use of second-order methods for estimating error propagation in variational data assimilation. The basic variational approach to data assimilation exhibits the optimality ... More

## Statistical Toolkit

*Carey Witkov and Keith Zengel*

### in Chi-Squared Data Analysis and Model Testing for Beginners

- Published in print:
- 2019
- Published Online:
- November 2019
- ISBN:
- 9780198847144
- eISBN:
- 9780191882074
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198847144.003.0002
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Chi-squared analysis requires familiarity with basic statistical concepts like the mean, standard deviation and standard error, and uncertainty propagation. Interesting aspects are presented to ... More

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