Factorial moment analysis of the modified negative binomial distribution

J. E. Seger, J. Andrew Green

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The modified negative binomial distribution has been proposed as superior to the negative binomial distribution in describing pion multiplicity data derived from e+ e- annihilations at high energy. We show that in cases where both distributions produce fits with comparable values of chi-square, a factorial moment analysis can be useful in comparing the quality of the fits.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)569-573
Number of pages5
JournalPhysics Letters B
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jun 1 1995

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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