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| 3 | = '''MC's : event simulation for the LHC ''' at CERN Summer 2014 = |

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| 5 | 2 lectures on the MC fundamentals for simulating high-energy events at colliders. By Fabio Maltoni |

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| 8 | === Lectures === |

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| 11 | The PDF of the lectures be found here: |

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| 13 | [attachment:maltoni1.pdf MC1: From Lagrangians to Fixed order calculations] |

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| 15 | [attachment:maltoni2.pdf MC2: Parton showers] |

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| 18 | ==== Tests and exercises ==== |

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| 20 | We provide here complementary material to the lectures that can used by students to verify their understanding of the basic concepts. |

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| 22 | ===== Monte Carlo integration ===== |

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| 24 | A short introduction to the techniques of Monte Carlo integration. Exercises proposed during lecture are collected in this Mathematica Notebook: [attachment:mc101.nb mc101.nb]. |

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| 26 | ===== LHC Phenomenology ===== |

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| 28 | * [wiki:DiscoverTheHiggs SM Higgs discovery at the LHC]: Three important channels |

| 29 | * [wiki:WarmingUpChallenge Simple Black Boxes]: New gauge bosons |

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