Example analysis used for the Awesome Workshop

Example analysis of Higgs boson decays to two tau leptons used as a payload to demonstrate analysis preservation techniques.

This material was first used to teach software technologies at the Awesome Workshop aka the Analysis Preservation Bootcamp.

The HSF Training Curriculum

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This training module is part of the Training Curriculum, a series of training modules that serves HEP newcomers the software skills needed as they enter the field, and in parallel, instill best practices for writing software.



Setup Download files required for the lesson
00:00 1. Introduction What is the purpose if this analysis?
00:10 2. Physics background What is the physics behind the data?
00:25 3. Step 1: Skim the initial datasets What happens in the skimming step?
00:40 4. Step 2: Produce histograms Which histograms do we need?
00:55 5. Step 3: Make the plots How do we combine the histograms?
01:10 6. Step 4: Make a measurement How can we make a measurement?
01:25 7. Final preparations What do I have to prepare for the workshop?
01:40 Finish

The actual schedule may vary slightly depending on the topics and exercises chosen by the instructor.