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An Isaac Newton Institute Workshop

Quantum Statistics - quantum measurements, estimation and related topics

Some Aspects of Quantum Statistical Inference

Author: Peter Jupp (University of St Andrews)

Abstract

In classical parametric statistical inference, an important question is `What parts of the data are informative about the parameters of interest?'. Key concepts here are those of sufficient statistic, ancillary statistic and cut. Some analogous concepts for quantum instruments will be outlined.