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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Simulations and Data Analysis Tools

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Code Completion Credits Range
02NSAD Z 2 2+0
Lecturer:
Zdeněk Hubáček (guarantor)
Tutor:
Zdeněk Hubáček (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Physics
Synopsis:

Data analysis and simulations of high energy elementary particle collisions. ROOT and Pythia programs.

Requirements:

Secondary school knowledges.

Syllabus of lectures:

1.ROOT program.

2.Data storing in the ROOT program.

3.Working with histograms.

4.Working with trees.

5.Monte - Carlo collision generators.

6.Pythia program.

7.Pythia generator parameters.

8.Generating high-energy collision.

9.Storing of the generated collision in the ROOT program.

10.Making histogram from generated collision.

11.Selection priciples - cuts

12. I/O operations in ROOT.

13.Fitting in ROOT

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:

Knowledge:

Data analysis in high energy particle physics - methods and programs, simulation of particle collisions

Abilities:

Individual simulation of particle collision and consequent analysis using proper tools

Study materials:

Key references:

[1] ROOT User's guide - root.cern.ch/drupal/

[2] ROOT Reference guide - root.cern.ch/drupal/

[3] Pythia manual pythia6.hepforge.org

Recommended references:

[4] M.Virius: Programování v C++, ČVUT Praha 2009(in czech)

[5] M. Virius: Metoda Monte Carlo, ČVUT Praha 2010(in czech)

Note:
Time-table for winter semester 2019/2020:
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Time-table for summer semester 2019/2020:
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The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2019-09-22
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