PoS - Proceedings of Science
Volume 282 - 38th International Conference on High Energy Physics (ICHEP2016) - Poster Session
Simulation of Top Quark Production for the ATLAS experiment
I. Connelly* on behalf of the ATLAS collaboration
*corresponding author
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Pre-published on: February 06, 2017
Published on: April 19, 2017
Abstract
The Monte Carlo setups used by ATLAS to model the $t\bar{t}$ and single-top production in 13 TeV pp collisions are described. The performance of different event generators is assessed by comparing measurements at 7 TeV, 8 TeV and 13 TeV to predictions from simulated data. The evaluation of systematic uncertainties and the dependence of generator predictions on the tuning parameters are also discussed.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.22323/1.282.0895
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