Data Analysis Instructions

A lot of what we will be doing in this program will involve working with Terminal, which gives us command-line access to Unix-based operating systems, like MacOS and Linux. This guide to basic Terminal commands may be helpful to skim through, if you are interested. Do not worry about memorizing it entirely, as you will not need most of what is in the guide for what we are doing.

How to log on and other first time instructions.


Running the Event Display on real and simulated data.


Looking at Data


Basic commands for the "root" analysis package .


Using "root" to look at the SingleMuon triggered data .


Dimuon Plots looking at the entire dataset.


Resources


"The Delicate, Rare Fingerprints of the Higgs" poster from Scientific American


Last modified: Tue Jul 12 12:21:11 EDT 2016