updated : Fitting signal on a smooth background

From: Mushtari Afroz <smassive_neutrino_at_yahoo.ca>
Date: Sat, 23 Sep 2006 15:39:01 -0400 (EDT)

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I have this code which does the fitting for a Gaussian signal superimposed on a quadratic background. How would I be able to estimate the total signal events as well as the uncertainty on the signal counts? Also how can I find the mean value of signal along with its uncertainty.


Mushtari Afroz
Hons. BSc. Program
Trinity College, University of Toronto
Toronto, Canada.

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