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The Software behind the Higgs Boson Discovery
Sept.-Oct. 2012 (vol. 29 no. 5)
pp. 11-15
David Rousseau, Orsay Université Paris-Sud
In this column, David Rousseau describes the enormous software development effort associated with teasing out evidence for the elusive Higgs boson, a cornerstone of the Standard Model. In keeping with previous Impact columns, everything about this is huge but the application is unique.
Index Terms:
Software development,Physcis,Nuclear physics,Software engineering,Particle collisions,software development,impact,Higgs boson,physics,CERN,nuclear research,Atlas,decay,software engineering
Citation:
David Rousseau, "The Software behind the Higgs Boson Discovery," IEEE Software, vol. 29, no. 5, pp. 11-15, Sept.-Oct. 2012, doi:10.1109/MS.2012.123
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