Testing new physics models with global comparisons to collider measurements: the Contur toolkit

  title={Testing new physics models with global comparisons to collider measurements: the Contur toolkit},
  author={Andrew Buckley and John Michael Butterworth and Louie Dartmoor Corpe and Martin Habedank and D. Q. Huang and D. P. Yallup and Mohammad Mahdi Altakach and George Bassman and Ishaan Lagwankar and Juan Rocamonde and Harty D. Saunders and B. M. Waugh and Gustavs Zilgalvis},
Measurements at particle collider experiments, even if primarily aimed at understanding Standard Model processes, can have a high degree of model independence, and implicitly contain information about potential contributions from physics beyond the Standard Model. The Contur package allows users to benefit from the hundreds of measurements preserved in the Rivet library to test new models against the bank of LHC measurements to date. This method has proven to be very effective in several recent… 

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