Wednesday 3:25 PM–4:00 PM in Main Room

Introduction to Data Analysis Methods in Particle Physics

Will Hunter

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By now, many have heard of the successful search for the Higgs particle at CERN. How was this accomplished? What data and analysis methods were needed? In this talk, Will Hunter talks about a few of the data analysis methods he learned during his time as a research assistant in the High Energy Physics group at Duke University.


Introduction -to the Standard Model of Particle Physics -to the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) and the ATLAS Particle Detector LHC Data Processing Reconstructing the Z Boson from the Data Conclusion

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