Parameter inference from event ensembles and the top-quark mass

  title={Parameter inference from event ensembles and the top-quark mass},
  author={Forrest Flesher and Katherine Fraser and Charles Hutchison and Bryan Ostdiek and Matthew D. Schwartz},
  journal={Journal of High Energy Physics},
Abstract One of the key tasks of any particle collider is measurement. In practice, this is often done by fitting data to a simulation, which depends on many parameters. Sometimes, when the effects of varying different parameters are highly correlated, a large ensemble of data may be needed to resolve parameter-space degeneracies. An important example is measuring the top-quark mass, where other physical and unphysical parameters in the simulation must be profiled when fitting the top-quark… 
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