# Artificial proto-modelling: building precursors of a next standard model from simplified model results

@article{Waltenberger2021ArtificialPB, title={Artificial proto-modelling: building precursors of a next standard model from simplified model results}, author={Wolfgang Waltenberger and Andre Lessa and Sabine Kraml}, journal={Journal of High Energy Physics}, year={2021}, volume={2021} }

We present a novel algorithm to identify potential dispersed signals of new physics in the slew of published LHC results. It employs a random walk algorithm to introduce sets of new particles, dubbed "proto-models", which are tested against simplified-model results from ATLAS and CMS (exploiting the SModelS software framework). A combinatorial algorithm identifies the set of analyses and/or signal regions that maximally violates the SM hypothesis, while remaining compatible with the entirety of… Expand

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