Jul 6 – 8, 2021
Europe/Zurich timezone

How to GAN Event Unweighting

Jul 7, 2021, 5:00 PM


Mr Mathias Backes (Uni Heidelberg)


Event generation with neural networks has seen significant progress recently. The big open question is still how such new methods will accelerate LHC simulations to the level required by upcoming LHC runs. We target a known bottleneck of standard simulations and show how their unweighting procedure can be improved by generative networks. This can, potentially, lead to a very significant gain in simulation speed.

Academic Rank Master Student
Affiliation ITP Heidelberg

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