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PHEGAS: A phase-space generator for automatic cross-section computation. (English) Zbl 0984.65005
Summary: A phase-space generation algorithm, capable to efficiently integrate the squared amplitude of any scattering process, is presented. The algorithm has been implemented in a Monte Carlo program, PHEGAS, which, using HELAC, a helicity amplitude computational package, can be used for automatic cross-section computation and event generation. Results for several scattering processes with four, five and six particles in the final state are briefly presented.

MSC:
65C35 Stochastic particle methods
81V25 Other elementary particle theory in quantum theory
65C05 Monte Carlo methods
65Y15 Packaged methods for numerical algorithms
Software:
HELAC; PHEGAS; WWGENPV
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