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The PYTHIA event generator : Past, present and future

Sjöstrand, Torbjörn LU (2019) In Computer Physics Communications
Abstract

The evolution of the widely-used PYTHIA particle physics event generator is outlined, from the early days to the current status and plans. The key decisions and the development of the major physics components are put in context.

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Event generator, High-energy collisions, Monte Carlo, Multiparticle production, Particle physics
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Computer Physics Communications
article number
106910
publisher
Elsevier
external identifiers
  • scopus:85072603574
ISSN
0010-4655
DOI
10.1016/j.cpc.2019.106910
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English
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yes
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60e6672a-0a65-4337-8f5d-c1637006e923
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2019-10-07 13:24:05
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  language     = {eng},
  publisher    = {Elsevier},
  series       = {Computer Physics Communications},
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  doi          = {10.1016/j.cpc.2019.106910},
  year         = {2019},
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