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Theoretical Physics to Face the Challenge of LHCLecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 97, August 2011$
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Laurent Baulieu, Karim Benakli, Michael R. Douglas, Bruno Mansoulie, Eliezer Rabinovici, and Leticia F. Cugliandolo

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780198727965

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727965.001.0001

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About the identification of signals at LHC

About the identification of signals at LHC

analysis and statistics

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(p.90) (p.91) 4 About the identification of signals at LHC
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Theoretical Physics to Face the Challenge of LHC
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Bruno Mansoulié

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727965.003.0004

This chapter describes the main ingredients and steps of the analysis used in the search for the Standard Model Higgs boson decaying into WW (l‎, l‎, νν‎) in the ATLAS experiment. It presents a short guide through a “modern” analysis, typical of the analyses performed on LHC data. The main ingredients are reviewed: irreducible and reducible backgrounds, background estimates from Monte Carlo or data-driven, signal and control regions, global fit, extraction of limits and signal, and the look-elsewhere effect.

Keywords:   LHC, ATLAS, data analysis, background estimates, Monte Carlo, look-elsewhere effect

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