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Stochastic Optimization for Collision Selection in High Energy Physics

  title={Stochastic Optimization for Collision Selection in High Energy Physics},
  author={Shimon Whiteson and Daniel Whiteson},
Artificial intelligence has begun to play a critical role in basic science research. In high energy physics, AI methods can aid precision measurements that elucidate the underlying structure of matter, such as measurements of the mass of the top quark. Top quarks can be produced only in collisions at high energy particle accelerators. Most collisions, however, do not produce top quarks and making precise measurements requires culling these collisions into a sample that is rich in collisions… Expand
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