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Manuscript Title: A calculator for confidence intervals.
Authors: R. Barlow
Program title: syslimit
Catalogue identifier: ADQN_v1_0
Distribution format: tar.gz
Journal reference: Comput. Phys. Commun. 149(2002)97
Programming language: Java.
Keywords: Systematic errors, Combination of results, Rare processes, General purpose, Statistical methods.
Classification: 4.13.

Nature of problem:
Calculating confidence intervals for a Poisson mean based on observed data, with uncertainties in efficiencies and backgrounds.

Solution method:
Monte Carlo simulation using Gaussian and Poisson random number generation.

Running time:
seconds.