PC040614

Wednesday 3rd June 2014 at 15:00 RAL

Agenda

  • Release status
    • Current Release = 0.8.4
      • EMR geometry, sensitive detector
      • Physics model - polarized decay
      • Spin tracking
      • Geometry update
      • G4BL update
      • PID VarB - tof + tracker
      • String/Json/Cpp conversion API
      • Memory leak fix
    • Patch release = 0.8.5
      • pending merge back
      • Physics list bug fix
      • Ckov empty data bug fix
    • Targets for next release:
      • Tracker updates and fixes
      • Close Json/Cpp conversion #1376
        • Cpp Maps updated in trunk
      • Ckov geometry
    • Wish-list for future release
      • EMR -- digitization, reconstruction
      • KL Digitization tune
      • DAQ maps to DB #1375 (needs #994)
  • Detectors
    • Detector integration (Durga Rajaram)
    • Tracker (Adam Dobbs)
      • Station-numbering bug #1437
      • Add station-z to data structure #1438
      • Nan bug #1454 - fixed in tracker devel(to be tested)
      • Space-point, track-finding efficiency studies partly blocked by lack of trigger #1182
        • ACTION: merge into trunk
      • ACTION: flag low pt for downstream reconstruction
      • ACTION: Combine PR, Kalman integration test items into one in spreadsheet
      • ACTION: DR to look at integration tests, see if we need more
      • ACTION: AD circulate schedule to tracker group and get an update on Kalman
      • ACTION: Ryan to have a face-to-face with Adam and Heidt later in the month re geometry interface
    • TOF (Durga Rajaram)
      • TOF Calibration - integration with MAUS
    • EMR (Yordan Karadzhov/Francois Drielsma)
      • Finalize geometry
      • MC #1033
      • Track Reconstruction
      • ACTION: Francois to push his code to lp
    • KL (Mariyan Bogomilov)
      • Validation/optimization #1411
      • ACTION: JN to make comparison plots available to help with tuning and optimization
    • RealData (Yordan Karadzhov)
      • DAQ channel maps to DB (Rajaram) #1375, blocked by #994
    • Ckov (Drews/Winter/Rajaram)
      • Finalize geometry
        • Cremaldi + student have shown me what they have, to push to lp
      • ACTION DR get Lucien's geometry into MAUS
    • Global Recon (Jan Greis/Celeste Pidcott)
    • PID (Pidcott)
    • CP working on pulling KL and Ckov into PID, requires modifying the datastructure
    • Monte Carlo trigger (Ryan Bayes) #1182
      • RB reported an issue resizing recon_events in datastructure, after setting #trig events
      • ACTION DR to review/fix
      • restructure TOF digi?
  • Infrastructure
    • Geometry/MC (Stefania Ricciardi/Ryan Bayes)
      • Ckov geometry update (Cremaldi)
      • need positions of survey nests from detector groups
      • need input on diffuser thickness
      • Speed improvements (Bayes)
    • MC Beam
      • There is a request to have G4BL decks in the CDB. JN will handle the interface code, JN to see what's in the DB and decide if it needs a new table
    • GRID and Batch Production (Chris Rogers/Janusz Martyniak)
    • Code deployment (All)
      • Memory leaks in MAUS #1431
    • Documentation
      • doxy doc has relative path issues - should be fixed in upcoming release-
    • Data Structure
      • Standardize conversion from string/json to cpp #1376 (Rogers)
        • Mappers updated to use new API
        • Input and Reducer as well?
      • (transient link) Load tests and Log (3424 spills)
  • Online
  • AOB
    • Software Workshop: June 23-24 -- Monday, Tuesday before CM 39
      • Note: At RAL
    • Step IV Readiness
    • ACTION: CR to make computing project spreadsheet available to link with rest of Step IV readiness schedule
    • Would like an SL6 box for testing, there are errors showing up on 64-bit SL6 that are masked on SL5
  • Date of next meeting June 18 2014

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Notes

Attendance

Chris Heidt
Ryan Bayes
Chris Rogers
Celeste Pidcott
John Nugent
Chris Hunt
Adam Dobbs

KL

JN updating KL tuning -- to update validation plots and bring MB into conversation

Ckov

EMR

Tracker

ADC smearing -- need to talk to DAdey

Geometry ok -- help from RB
Field maps in third party library don't get updated in working dir

Implement Chris's API changes

Issue with reading cosmics data -- ping David Adey

After bug fixes and improvements - up and downstream reconstructed emittances agree with MC to < 0.5%

AD will try to get data structure in and merge with trunk -- hold off release until then

TOF

Get calibration tool in shape for June end running

Global

Jan Greis to update work plan - add items as necessary

MC

G4BL

Build system

Miscellaneous

Need volunteers for June 29 run
Dedicate an analysis code session at workshop

040614_Software_and_Computing.ods (256.5 kB) Rajaram, Durga, 04 June 2014 16:39