[Gate-users] Variance Reduction in Gate

Phani MANCHIRAJU kiranster at gmail.com
Thu Feb 15 16:52:39 CET 2007


You could use different random number seeds for the simulations, this should
help in variance reduction. From what I know, there is no other way in which
variance reduction could be achieved. No idea about how importance sampling
could be done in Gate.


On 2/15/07, Mikhail Shilov <mshilov1 at jhmi.edu> wrote:
> Greetings All,
> I just wanted to confirm that there is no variance reduction techniques
> such as importance sampling implemented in Gate as of today. Is that
> right?
> Thanks
> Mikhail A. Shilov
> The Johns Hopkins University
> Department of Radiology
> Division of Medical Imaging Physics
> Tel:  443-287-7315
> Fax:  410-614-1977
> mailto: mshilov1 at jhmi.edu
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