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Statistics for fission track analysis : the line segment model and its applications

Author: Rex Galbraith
Publisher: Boca Raton : Chapman & Hall, ©2005.
Series: Interdisciplinary statistics.
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Explores the line segment model and its consequences for the analysis and interpretation of data. This work derives the equations for fission track data and the theoretical probability distributions  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Galbraith, Rex, 1942-
Statistics for fission track analysis.
Boca Raton : Chapman & Hall, ©2005
(DLC) 2005045532
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rex Galbraith
ISBN: 1584885335 9781584885337 9781420034929 1420034928
OCLC Number: 66032385
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 219 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: INTRODUCTIONWhat are Fission Tracks?How are they Observed?Why are they Useful?Applications of Fission Track analysisMathematical Representation of Fission TracksFission Track Dating and Provenance StudiesThermal Histories and Track Length DistributionsSampling by Plane SectionIntitial Formation of TracksShortening of Tracks by HeatProperties of ApatiteBibliographic NotesTHE POISSON LINE SEGMENT MODELJoint Distribution of Length and OrientationThe Number of Tracks with a Given AttributeThe Expected Number of Tracks Intersecting a PlaneTrack Density and Equivalent Isotropic LengthTracks Intersecting a Prismatic FaceEffect of Non-Prismatic Face on Track DensityTrack counts from a Dosimeter GlassSpatial and Temporal VariationRemarksBibliographic NotesTRACK COUNTS AND DENSITIES: FISSION TRACK DATINGThe Mathematical Basis of Fission Track DatingThe External Detector MethodObserved and Theoretical Track DensitiesA Short DigressionEstimates of Fission Track AgeInspection of Single Grain DataRadial Plot of Single Grain AgesChi-Square Age Homogeneity TestA Measure of Age DispersionA Protocol for Data AnalysisDealing with Small countsPractical ConsiderationsRemarks Historical NoteBibliographic NotesTHE POPULATION METHODExperimental Method and DataTheoretical and Observed Track DensitiesAn Estimate of the Uranium DispersionA Uranium Homogeneity TestEstimates of Fission Track AgeSummarising and Inspecting the DataAge Homogeneity TestA Measure of Dispersion of True Fission Track AgesCounts over Unequal AreasA Protocol for data AnalysisDiscussionThe Population-Subtraction MethodRemarksBibliographic NotesDISCRETE MIXTURES OF AGESMaximum Likelihood Estimation of a Common AgeDiscrete Mixture ModelsExample" A Synthetic Mixture of Two AgesExample: Apatite Data from the Bengal FanMaximum Likelihood Estimation FormulaeHow Many Ages to Fit?Example: Zircon Ages from Mount TomData from more than One IrradiationBibliographic NotesCONTINUOUS MIXTURES OF AGESExample: Otway Data from Victoria, AustraliaGeneral ApproachA Random Effects Model with Binomial ErrorsMaximum Likelihood Estimation FormulaeA Random Effects Model with Normal ErrorsExamplesFinite Mixtures of Random Effects ModelsA Minimum Age ModelData and Statistical Model with Binomial ErrorsMaximum Likelihood Estimation FormulaeA Minimum Age Model with Normal ErrorsExample: Apatite Data from ChinaA Synthetic Mixture RevisitedGrain Age DistributionsRemarksBibliographic NotesPROBABILITY DISTRIBUTIONS OF LENGTHS AND ANGLESAll Tracks Having the Same LengthEach Track Having One of Two LengthsSeveral Different LengthsA General Isotropic Length DistributionA General Anisotropic Length DistributionDistributions on a Prismatic FaceHorizontal Confined Track LengthsSome explicit FormulaeA Two-Component Mixture of Anisotropic LengthsQuantitative Effects of AnisotropyParametric Models for Length Against AngleBibliographic NotesOBSERVATIONAL FEATURES OF TRACK MEASUREMENTSHorizontal Confined TracksLength BiasThe Loaded Dog ExperimentsEmpirical Verification of Length BiasFracture-Thickness BiasOrientation BiasSurface Proximity BiasEstimate of m from Horizontal Confined TracksProjected Semi-Track Lengths and AnglesSemi-Track Lengths and AnglesBibliographic NotesFURTHER DEVELOPMENTSThermal History ParametersCombined Likelihood for Track MeasurementsAnnealing ExperimentsAnnealing DataAnnealing ModelsFitting Annealing ModelsCalculating the Length DistributionInferring Times and Temperatures from LengthsMulti-Compositional Annealing ModelsBibliographic NotesAPPENDIXPoisson Processes in One, Two, and Three DimensionsNotes on the Poisson DistributionRelation Between Binomial and Poisson DistributionStandard Errors and Confidence IntervalsComponents of ErrorStatistical Significance Tests and p-ValuesRadial PlotsHistograms and "Probability Density" PlotsParametric Models and Likelihood Inference
Series Title: Interdisciplinary statistics.
Responsibility: Rex Galbraith.

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