Maximum Likelihood Estimation of a Neutron Spectrum and Associated Uncertainties
Keywords:unfolding, maximum likelihood estimation, uncertainty propagation
This article discusses several methods for computing neutron (resp. gamma) spectrum from experimental data. In addition to basic description, we also outline the possibilities of propagation of uncertainty. In detail we describe the Maximum Likelihood Estimation, which we have applied to computing neutron and gamma spectra from experimental data. Moreover, we have found a procedure to determine the uncertainty of the resulting spectrum.
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