Re: ITP: lhapdf -- Les Houches Accord PDF Interface
* Steinar H. Gunderson <email@example.com> [2007-01-17 14:37]:
> On Wed, Jan 17, 2007 at 11:07:51AM +0100, Gürkan Sengün wrote:
> > This provides a unified and easy to use interface to modern PDF sets. It
> > is designed to work not only with individual PDF sets but also with the
> > more recent multiple "error" sets.
> Could you please explain what a PDF is in this context? I assumed it had to
> do with the Portable Document Format (.pdf), but after reading the
> description it looks more like something used for statistics...
It means "Parton Distribution Function", a concept used in High Energy
Physics. This definition must appear in the package description, otherwise
users will get confused.