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RooStats::HypoTestCalculator Class Referenceabstract

HypoTestCalculator is an interface class for a tools which produce RooStats HypoTestResults.

The interface currently assumes that any hypothesis test calculator can be configured by specifying:

  • a model for the null,
  • a model for the alternate,
  • a data set,
  • a set of parameters of which specify the null (including values and const/non-const status), and
  • a set of parameters of which specify the alternate (including values and const/non-const status).

The interface allows one to pass the model, data, and parameters via a workspace and then specify them with names. The interface will be extended so that one does not need to use a workspace.

After configuring the calculator, one only needs to ask GetHypoTest, which will return a HypoTestResult pointer.

The concrete implementations of this interface should deal with the details of how the nuisance parameters are dealt with (eg. integration vs. profiling) and which test-statistic is used (perhaps this should be added to the interface).

The motivation for this interface is that we hope to be able to specify the problem in a common way for several concrete calculators.

Definition at line 59 of file HypoTestCalculator.h.

Public Member Functions

virtual ~HypoTestCalculator ()
virtual HypoTestResultGetHypoTest () const =0
virtual void SetAlternateModel (const ModelConfig &model)=0
virtual void SetCommonModel (const ModelConfig &model)
virtual void SetData (RooAbsData &data)=0
virtual void SetNullModel (const ModelConfig &model)=0

#include <RooStats/HypoTestCalculator.h>

Inheritance diagram for RooStats::HypoTestCalculator:

Constructor & Destructor Documentation

◆ ~HypoTestCalculator()

virtual RooStats::HypoTestCalculator::~HypoTestCalculator ( )

Definition at line 64 of file HypoTestCalculator.h.

Member Function Documentation

◆ GetHypoTest()

◆ SetAlternateModel()

virtual void RooStats::HypoTestCalculator::SetAlternateModel ( const ModelConfig model)
pure virtual

◆ SetCommonModel()

virtual void RooStats::HypoTestCalculator::SetCommonModel ( const ModelConfig model)

Definition at line 70 of file HypoTestCalculator.h.

◆ SetData()

virtual void RooStats::HypoTestCalculator::SetData ( RooAbsData data)
pure virtual

◆ SetNullModel()

virtual void RooStats::HypoTestCalculator::SetNullModel ( const ModelConfig model)
pure virtual

The documentation for this class was generated from the following file: