Executables for HZTool
HZSteer 1.3 released (there will be no 1.2).
Available as a tarball on the downloads page. New features w.r.t. the
last release (which was ages ago) include later Pythia versions, use
of LHAPDF instead of PDFLib, ability to write out the steering
parameters as HepML, use of Alpgen.
Some more detail is available
. The release corresponds to changeset 210
Version 1.1 of HZSteer has now been released.
There is a
a new tarball on the downloads page.
HZSteer is a collection of main programs, steering and other
utilities for HZTool. It's primary purpose
is to provide the executable programs which JetWeb submits from
its backend to simulate high energy physics data.
Nevertheless, if you don't want to go to the trouble
of writing your own main programs for HZTool, and/or you need a good
set of run-time steerable options and/or XML output, HZSteer may be
- Running HZSteer: At the moment the only documentation for the
hzsteer control cards is the comments in the files themselves. However,
you should find this tutorial useful.
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JetWeb provides a
validation tool for Monte Carlo models using HZSteer. JetWeb and HZSteer
are both part of the CEDAR
project. This project also plans to include development of C++
replacements for HZSteer and HZTool, known as
package provides an alternative front-end for HZTool
(as well as other good things).