date distribution method
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CitationMuzikar, P. (1999). Radiocarbon calibration by the date distribution method. Radiocarbon, 41(2), 215-220.
AbstractA method is presented for calibrating radiocarbon ages based on statistical analysis of a large number of randomly distributed dates. One interesting feature of this method is that it is internal; that is, it allows one to extend a known calibration curve further back in time by using only 14C dates, with no reference to any other dating technique. A serious difficulty in implementing this method lies in assembling a sample of dates with the correct statistical properties.