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|Manuscript Title: CheckMATE: A framework to create customised LHC analyses within CheckMATE|
|Authors: Jong Soo Kim, Daniel Schmeier, Jamie Tattersall, Krzysztof Rolbiecki|
|Program title: CheckMATE, AnalysisManager|
|Catalogue identifier: AEUT_v1_1|
Distribution format: tar.gz
|Journal reference: Comput. Phys. Commun. 196(2015)535|
|Programming language: C++, Python.|
|Computer: PC, Mac.|
|Operating system: Linux, Mac OS.|
|Keywords: Analysis, Confidence Limits, Monte Carlo, Detector Simulation, Delphes, ROOT, LHC.|
External routines: ROOT, Python, Delphes (included with the distribution)
Does the new version supersede the previous version?: Yes
Nature of problem:
The LHC has delivered a wealth of new data that is now being analysed. Both ATLAS and CMS have performed many searches for new physics that theorists are eager to test their model against. However, tuning the detector simulations, understanding the particular analysis details and interpreting the results can be a tedious and repetitive task. Furthermore, new analyses are being constantly published by the experiments and might be not yet included in the official CheckMATE distribution.
The AnalysisManager within CheckMATE framework allows the user to easily include new experimental analyses as they are published by the collaborations. Furthermore, completely novel analyses can be designed and added by the user in order to test models at higher center-of-mass energy and/or luminosity.
Reasons for new version:
New features, bug fixes, additional validated analyses.
Summary of revisions:
New kinematic variables M_CT, M_T2bl, m_T, alpha_T, razor; internal likelihood calculation; missing energy smearing; efficiency tables; validated tau-tagging; improved AnalysisManager and code structure; new analyses; bug fixes.
Only a subset of available experimental results have been implemented.
Checkmate is built upon the tools and hard work of many people. If Checkmate is used in your publication it is extremely important that all of the following citations are included,
The running time scales about linearly with the number of input events provided by the user. The detector simulation / analysis of 20000 events needs about 50s / 1s for a single core calculation on an Intel Core i5-3470 with 3.2 GHz and 8 GB RAM.
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