GAMBIT: the global and modular beyond-the-standard-model inference tool

Athron, P. et al. (2017) GAMBIT: the global and modular beyond-the-standard-model inference tool. European Physical Journal C, 77(11), 784. (doi: 10.1140/epjc/s10052-017-5321-8)

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Abstract

We describe the open-source global fitting package GAMBIT: the Global And Modular Beyond-the-Standard-Model Inference Tool. GAMBIT combines extensive calculations of observables and likelihoods in particle and astroparticle physics with a hierarchical model database, advanced tools for automatically building analyses of essentially any model, a flexible and powerful system for interfacing to external codes, a suite of different statistical methods and parameter scanning algorithms, and a host of other utilities designed to make scans faster, safer and more easily-extendible than in the past. Here we give a detailed description of the framework, its design and motivation, and the current models and other specific components presently implemented in GAMBIT. Accompanying papers deal with individual modules and present first GAMBIT results. GAMBIT can be downloaded from gambit.hepforge.org.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Buckley, Dr Andy
Authors: Athron, P., Balazs, C., Bringmann, T., Buckley, A., Chrząszcz, M., Conrad, J., Cornell, J. M., Dal, L. A., Dickinson, H., Edsjö, J., Farmer, B., Gonzalo, T. E., Jackson, P., Krislock, A., Kvellestad, A., Lundberg, J., McKay, J., Mahmoudi, F., Martinez, G. D., Putze, A., Raklev, A., Ripken, J., Rogan, C., Saavedra, A., Savage, C., Scott, P., Seo, S.-H., Serra, N., Weniger, C., White, M., and Wild, S.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Journal Name:European Physical Journal C
Publisher:Springer
ISSN:1434-6044
ISSN (Online):1434-6052
Published Online:21 November 2017
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2017 The Authors
First Published:First published in European Physical Journal C 77(11): 784
Publisher Policy:Reproduced under a Creative Commons License

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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
645361Jet substructure and new physics studies with the ATLAS experimentAndrew BuckleyThe Royal Society (ROYSOC)UF110191SCHOOL OF PHYSICS & ASTRONOMY