WHIZARD—simulating multi-particle processes at LHC and ILC

@article{Kilian2011WHIZARDsimulatingMP,
  title={WHIZARD—simulating multi-particle processes at LHC and ILC},
  author={Wolfgang Kilian and Thorsten Ohl and J{\"u}rgen Reuter},
  journal={The European Physical Journal C},
  year={2011},
  volume={71},
  pages={1-29}
}
We describe the universal Monte-Carlo (parton-level) event generator WHIZARD (http://whizard.event-generator.org), version 2. The program automatically computes complete tree-level matrix elements, integrates them over phase space, evaluates distributions of observables, and generates unweighted partonic event samples. These are showered and hadronized by calling external codes, either automatically from within the program or via standard interfaces. There is no conceptual limit on the process… Expand

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