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Inferences on the Higgs Boson and Axion Masses through a Maximum Entropy Principle

@article{Alves2017InferencesOT,
  title={Inferences on the Higgs Boson and Axion Masses through a Maximum Entropy Principle},
  author={Alexandre Alves and Alex Gomes Dias and Roberto da Silva},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Phenomenology},
  year={2017}
}
The Maximum Entropy Principle (MEP) is a method that can be used to infer the value of an unknown quantity in a set of probability functions. In this work we review two applications of MEP: one giving a precise inference of the Higgs boson mass value; and the other one allowing to infer the mass of the axion. In particular, for the axion we assume that it has a decay channel into pairs of neutrinos, in addition to the decay into two photons. The Shannon entropy associated to an initial ensemble… 
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