A data analysis package
Welcome to ThickBrick!
ThickBrick is a Python 3 implementation of certain data selection and categorization algorithms originally conceived in the context of data analysis in high energy physics.
The algorithms are intended to train event selectors and categorizers that maximize the sensitivity of physics analyses to the presence of a signal being searched for, or to the value of a parameter being measured.
Project website: https://prasanthcakewalk.gitlab.io/thickbrick/
References and citation guide
If you use the algorithms implemented in ThickBrick in your work, please consider citing the original papers that introduced them.
- Konstantin K. Matchev, Prasanth Shyamsundar, "Optimal event selection and categorization in high energy physics, Part 1: Signal discovery", arXiv:1911.12299 [physics.data-an].
- Parts 2 and 3 to follow.
This list does not include the now-mainstream algorithms and ideas from mathematics, statistics, machine learning, etc, used in the package. The package documentation mentions the methods used where appropriate.
Copyright © 2019 Konstantin Matchev and Prasanth Shyamsundar
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