November 28, 2022 to December 2, 2022
IJCLab Orsay
Europe/Paris timezone

Theory developments in PDF determination

Nov 28, 2022, 4:20 PM
Salle des Conseils (Building 100)

Salle des Conseils

Building 100

IJCLab Orsay
WG7: Parton tomography from 1D to 5D Parallel C - WG7: 2


Dr Juan Manuel Cruz Martinez (University of Milan)


Theory predictions play a crucial role in PDF fitting.
In order to include data for new processes, you need predictions to compare with. To assess the impact of the perturbative series, Standard Model parameters, or other external inputs, different options have to be readily available. Moreover, to do this and other studies, theory have to be recomputed over and over, with a non-negligible computing cost. This limits and delays the overall progresses.

Thus, we are developing a new framework to produce all theory components in a reproducible and fast way. We provide separate building blocks, specifically designed to be part of the whole pipeline, but developed and operating separately, in order to enhance modularity and reusability.

They are released and developed publicly, to serve as many users as possible, and collect their feedback and requests.

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Primary authors

Alessandro Candido Andrea Barontini (Università degli studi di Milano) Mr Christopher Schwan (Universität Würzburg) Felix Hekhorn Giacomo Magni (Nikhef, VU Amsterdam) Dr Juan Manuel Cruz Martinez (University of Milan) Niccolò Laurenti

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