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1/// \file
2/// \ingroup tutorial_roofit
3/// \notebook -js
4/// Data and categories: using weights in unbinned datasets
5///
6/// \macro_image
7/// \macro_output
8/// \macro_code
9///
10/// \date July 2008
11/// \author Wouter Verkerke
12
13#include "RooRealVar.h"
14#include "RooDataSet.h"
15#include "RooDataHist.h"
16#include "RooGaussian.h"
17#include "RooFormulaVar.h"
18#include "RooGenericPdf.h"
19#include "RooPolynomial.h"
20#include "RooMinimizer.h"
21#include "TCanvas.h"
22#include "TAxis.h"
23#include "RooPlot.h"
24#include "RooFitResult.h"
25using namespace RooFit;
26
28{
29 // C r e a t e o b s e r v a b l e a n d u n w e i g h t e d d a t a s e t
30 // -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
31
32 // Declare observable
33 RooRealVar x("x", "x", -10, 10);
34 x.setBins(40);
35
36 // Construction a uniform pdf
37 RooPolynomial p0("px", "px", x);
38
39 // Sample 1000 events from pdf
40 RooDataSet *data = p0.generate(x, 1000);
41
42 // C a l c u l a t e w e i g h t a n d m a k e d a t a s e t w e i g h t e d
43 // -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
44
45 // Construct formula to calculate (fake) weight for events
46 RooFormulaVar wFunc("w", "event weight", "(x*x+10)", x);
47
48 // Add column with variable w to previously generated dataset
49 RooRealVar *w = (RooRealVar *)data->addColumn(wFunc);
50
51 // Dataset d is now a dataset with two observable (x,w) with 1000 entries
52 data->Print();
53
54 // Instruct dataset wdata in interpret w as event weight rather than as observable
55 RooDataSet wdata(data->GetName(), data->GetTitle(), data, *data->get(), 0, w->GetName());
56
57 // Dataset d is now a dataset with one observable (x) with 1000 entries and a sum of weights of ~430K
58 wdata.Print();
59
60 // U n b i n n e d M L f i t t o w e i g h t e d d a t a
61 // ---------------------------------------------------------------
62
63 // Construction quadratic polynomial pdf for fitting
64 RooRealVar a0("a0", "a0", 1);
65 RooRealVar a1("a1", "a1", 0, -1, 1);
66 RooRealVar a2("a2", "a2", 1, 0, 10);
67 RooPolynomial p2("p2", "p2", x, RooArgList(a0, a1, a2), 0);
68
69 // Fit quadratic polynomial to weighted data
70
71 // NOTE: A plain Maximum likelihood fit to weighted data does in general
72 // NOT result in correct error estimates, unless individual
73 // event weights represent Poisson statistics themselves.
74 //
75 // Fit with 'wrong' errors
76 RooFitResult *r_ml_wgt = p2.fitTo(wdata, Save());
77
78 // A first order correction to estimated parameter errors in an
79 // (unbinned) ML fit can be obtained by calculating the
80 // covariance matrix as
81 //
82 // V' = V C-1 V
83 //
84 // where V is the covariance matrix calculated from a fit
85 // to -logL = - sum [ w_i log f(x_i) ] and C is the covariance
86 // matrix calculated from -logL' = -sum [ w_i^2 log f(x_i) ]
87 // (i.e. the weights are applied squared)
88 //
89 // A fit in this mode can be performed as follows:
90
91 RooFitResult *r_ml_wgt_corr = p2.fitTo(wdata, Save(), SumW2Error(true));
92
93 // P l o t w e i g h e d d a t a a n d f i t r e s u l t
94 // ---------------------------------------------------------------
95
96 // Construct plot frame
97 RooPlot *frame = x.frame(Title("Unbinned ML fit, binned chi^2 fit to weighted data"));
98
99 // Plot data using sum-of-weights-squared error rather than Poisson errors
100 wdata.plotOn(frame, DataError(RooAbsData::SumW2));
101
102 // Overlay result of 2nd order polynomial fit to weighted data
103 p2.plotOn(frame);
104
105 // ML Fit of pdf to equivalent unweighted dataset
106 // -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
107
108 // Construct a pdf with the same shape as p0 after weighting
109 RooGenericPdf genPdf("genPdf", "x*x+10", x);
110
111 // Sample a dataset with the same number of events as data
112 RooDataSet *data2 = genPdf.generate(x, 1000);
113
114 // Sample a dataset with the same number of weights as data
115 RooDataSet *data3 = genPdf.generate(x, 43000);
116
117 // Fit the 2nd order polynomial to both unweighted datasets and save the results for comparison
118 RooFitResult *r_ml_unw10 = p2.fitTo(*data2, Save());
119 RooFitResult *r_ml_unw43 = p2.fitTo(*data3, Save());
120
121 // C h i 2 f i t o f p d f t o b i n n e d w e i g h t e d d a t a s e t
122 // ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
123
124 // Construct binned clone of unbinned weighted dataset
125 RooDataHist *binnedData = wdata.binnedClone();
126 binnedData->Print("v");
127
128 // Perform chi2 fit to binned weighted dataset using sum-of-weights errors
129 //
130 // NB: Within the usual approximations of a chi2 fit, a chi2 fit to weighted
131 // data using sum-of-weights-squared errors does give correct error
132 // estimates
133 std::unique_ptr<RooAbsReal> chi2{p2.createChi2(*binnedData, DataError(RooAbsData::SumW2))};
134 RooMinimizer m(*chi2);
135 m.migrad();
136 m.hesse();
137
138 // Plot chi^2 fit result on frame as well
139 RooFitResult *r_chi2_wgt = m.save();
140 p2.plotOn(frame, LineStyle(kDashed), LineColor(kRed));
141
142 // C o m p a r e f i t r e s u l t s o f c h i 2 , M L f i t s t o ( u n ) w e i g h t e d d a t a
143 // ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
144
145 // Note that ML fit on 1Kevt of weighted data is closer to result of ML fit on 43Kevt of unweighted data
146 // than to 1Kevt of unweighted data, whereas the reference chi^2 fit with SumW2 error gives a result closer to
147 // that of an unbinned ML fit to 1Kevt of unweighted data.
148
149 cout << "==> ML Fit results on 1K unweighted events" << endl;
150 r_ml_unw10->Print();
151 cout << "==> ML Fit results on 43K unweighted events" << endl;
152 r_ml_unw43->Print();
153 cout << "==> ML Fit results on 1K weighted events with a summed weight of 43K" << endl;
154 r_ml_wgt->Print();
155 cout << "==> Corrected ML Fit results on 1K weighted events with a summed weight of 43K" << endl;
156 r_ml_wgt_corr->Print();
157 cout << "==> Chi2 Fit results on 1K weighted events with a summed weight of 43K" << endl;
158 r_chi2_wgt->Print();
159
160 new TCanvas("rf403_weightedevts", "rf403_weightedevts", 600, 600);
161 gPad->SetLeftMargin(0.15);
162 frame->GetYaxis()->SetTitleOffset(1.8);
163 frame->Draw();
164}
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