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Systematic Bias of Radiocarbon Method

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  18 July 2016

Adam Walanus
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Department of Geoinformatics, AGH University of Science and Technology, al. Mickiewicza 30, 30-059 Kraków, Poland. Email: walanus@geol.agh.edu.pl
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Abstract

Systematic bias of dates can became statistically significant regarding the growing global number of dates connected with the calibration curve plateau. For example, samples of true age in the span 800–700 BC are dated to be roughly 100 younger, on average. The curve of expected bias for a given age is presented. To avoid such a bias, the Bayesian paradigm probably must be modified in some way.

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14C Chronologies, Dendrochronology, Wiggle-Matching, and Calibration Tools
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Copyright © 2009 by the Arizona Board of Regents on behalf of the University of Arizona 

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