, University of Pennsylvania
[Host: Chris Neu]
An important search channel for the Higgs boson is associated WH production with subsequent decays of W -l nu and H -b bbar. The identification of b-quark jets is an important component in this search. We discuss the commissioning of a new artificial neural network b-quark jet identification algorithm. The resulting final state is shared with standard model WZ production which necessarily must be well-understood. We discuss an important cross-check of the WH search which is to apply the same techniques to measuring the WZ contribution to our event candidate sample.
High Energy Physics Seminar
Wednesday, March 24, 2010
Physics Building, Room 204
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