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HistFactory

swMATH ID: 34070
Software Authors: K. Cranmer, G. Lewis, L. Moneta, A. Shibata, W. Verkerke
Description: HistFactory: A tool for creating statistical models for use with RooFit and RooStats. The HistFactory is a tool to build parametrized probability density functions (pdfs) in the RooFit/RooStats framework based based on simple ROOT histograms organized in an XML file. The pdf has a restricted form, but it is sufficiently flexible to describe many analyses based on template histograms. The tool takes a modular approach to build complex pdfs from more primative conceptual building blocks. The resulting PDF is stored in a RooWorkspace which can be saved to and read from a ROOT file. This document describes the defaults and interface in HistFactory 5.32.
Homepage: https://roostatsworkbook.readthedocs.io/en/latest/
Source Code: https://github.com/roofit-dev/RooStatsWorkbook
Related Software: HEPData; SModelS; JAX; PyTorch; TensorFlow; SciPy; NumPy; Python; pyhf; RooFit; RapidSim; EvtGen; HAMMER; RooHammerModel; MCLLH; GitHub; emcee
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