Some interesting links

Glen Cowan, Royal Holloway, University of London, phone: (01784) 44 3452, e-mail:

ATLAS stuff

RooStats Tutorials
The ATLAS CSC Book (Expected Performance of the ATLAS Experiment - Detector, Trigger and Physics, e-print arXiv:0901.0512)
Statistical Combination of Several Important Standard Model Higgs Boson Search Channels, The ATLAS Experiment, ATL-PHYS-PUB-2009-063.
Physics info

The Los Alamos Preprint Archive. (If number known, go to e.g.
Physical reference data from NIST.
The National Nuclear Data Center at Brookhaven National Lab.
A site from U. Michigan with some information on radioactivity and the Oklo reactors.
A site from UBC about Shepard's Tones with a nice applet.

Mathematics and Computing info

Math Libraries from the LCG Project ( MathCore, MathMore, ROOT,...)
Java API online documentation.
The Ptplot package from the Ptolemy II project.
A free Java Swing Book from the Java IT site.
A Java Course from Polytechnic University, Brooklyn.
The Root home page.
The Open Scientist home page.
Dietmar Kuehl's Information about C++
Marshall Cline's C++ FAQ LITE
ATLAS Analysis Tools
Info on how to write dos batch scripts can be found here and here.
A nice set of PowerPoint Tips & Tricks.
Eric Weisstein's MathWorld.
BaBar guide to using CVS.

Astronomy related stuff

My astronomy page.
BBC weather centre satellite map of the UK.
Weather information from the Dundee Satellite Receiving Station.

Electronics, etc.

The Chip Directory.

Random stuff

The Oxford English Dictionary.
The Cambridge Online Dictonary.
The OANDA currency converter
A collection of papers on the history of the internet from the Internet Society.
RAL travel forms (see under the UKHEP bullet).
TeleDiscount access numbers.
The CERN UK Liason Office.
Table of contents for Jan-Mar 1949, Vol 21 Issue 1.
E. W.Cowan, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 20 492 (1949).
E. W. Cowan, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 24 1104 (1953).
Seriff Leighton, Hsiao, Cowan and Anderson, Phys. Rev. 78 290-291 (1950)
Agresso login.
RHUL webmail

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