Computer Tools in Particle Physics
by Avelino Vicente
Publisher: arXiv 2015
Number of pages: 66
Computer tools such as SARAH, MicrOmegas, MadGraph, SPheno or FlavorKit have become quite popular, and many physicists use them on a daily basis. In this course we will learn how to use these computer tools to explore new physics models and get robust numerical predictions to probe them in current and future experiments.
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