The VINCIA antenna shower for hadron colliders

Peter Skands, Nadine Fischer, Stefan Prestel, Mathias Ritzmann

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Abstract

We summarise the main features of VINCIA's antenna-based treatment of QCD initial- and finalstate showers, which includes iterated tree-level matrix-element corrections and automated evaluations of perturbative shower uncertainties. The latter are computed on the fly and are cast as a set of alternative weights for each generated event. The resulting algorithm has been made publicly available as a plug-in to the PYTHIA 8 event generator.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication38th International Conference on High Energy Physics, ICHEP 2016
Subtitle of host publicationChicago; United States; 3 August 2016 through 10 August 2016; Code 128556
PublisherProceedings of Science
Number of pages6
VolumePart F128556
Publication statusPublished - 2016

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