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Searches for new physics in collision events using a statistical technique for anomaly detection

by S. V. Chekanov

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As Contributors: Sergei Chekanov
Arxiv Link: (pdf)
Date submitted: 2021-10-14 16:19
Submitted by: Chekanov, Sergei
Submitted to: SciPost Physics Proceedings
Proceedings issue: 50th International Symposium on Multiparticle Dynamics (ISMD2021)
Academic field: Physics
  • High-Energy Physics - Experiment
  • High-Energy Physics - Phenomenology
Approaches: Experimental, Phenomenological


This paper discusses a statistical anomaly-detection method for model-independent searches for new physics in collision events produced at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). The method requires calculations of Z-scores for a large number of Lorenz-invariant variables to identify events that deviate from those expected for the Standard Model (SM).

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Submission 2110.06277v1 on 14 October 2021

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