The Scikit-HEP Project

@article{Rodrigues2019TheSP,
  title={The Scikit-HEP Project},
  author={Eduardo Rodrigues},
  journal={EPJ Web of Conferences},
  year={2019}
}
  • Eduardo Rodrigues
  • Published 29 April 2019
  • Computer Science, Physics
  • EPJ Web of Conferences
The Scikit-HEP project is a community-driven and community-oriented effort with the aim of providing Particle Physics at large with a Python scientific toolset containing core and common tools. The project builds on five pillars that embrace the major topics involved in a physicist’s analysis work: datasets, data aggregations, modelling, simulation and visualisation. The vision is to build a user and developer community engaging collaboration across experiments, to emulate scikit-learn’s… 

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