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Wednesday 7th May 2014 at 15:00 RAL

Agenda

  • Release status
    • Current release = 0.8.3
      • G4Beamline
    • Wishlist for next release:
      • EMR -- geometry, digitization, track reconstruction
        • geometry now in trunk; is it in the cdb geometry?
      • Geometry update (?)
      • PID Multivar #1389
      • Json/Cpp conversion #1376
    • Targets for future release
      • KL Digitization tune
      • DAQ maps to DB #1375 (needs #994)
  • Detectors
    • Detector integration (Durga Rajaram)
    • Tracker (Adam Dobbs)
      • Station-numbering bug #1437 - fixed
      • Add station-z to data structure #1438 - station z
      • Nan bug #1454 - fixed in tracker devel(to be tested)
      • Low pt tracking failures
      • Space-point, track-finding efficiency studies partly blocked by lack of trigger #1182
    • TOF (Durga Rajaram)
      • TOF Calibration - integration with MAUS
    • EMR (Yordan Karadzhov/Francois Drielsma)
      • Finalize geometry
      • MC #1033
      • Track Reconstruction
    • KL (Mariyan Bogomilov)
      • Validation/optimization #1411
    • RealData (Yordan Karadzhov)
      • DAQ channel maps to DB (Rajaram) #1375, blocked by #994
    • Ckov (Drews/Winter/Rajaram)
      • Finalize geometry
    • Global Recon (Jan Greis/Celeste Pidcott)
    • PID (Pidcott)
      • PID-VarB
        • DR to merge
    • Monte Carlo trigger (Ryan Bayes) #1182
      • fix tests, review, run, validate - affects tracker studies
      • restructure TOF digi?
  • Infrastructure
    • Geometry/MC (Stefania Ricciardi/Ryan Bayes)
      • Ckov legacy cleanup (Cremaldi)
      • EMR geometry (Drielsma)
      • Presentation at next meeting
      • Speed improvements (Bayes)
    • MC Beam
      • G4Beamline documentation
    • GRID and Batch Production (Chris Rogers/Janusz Martyniak)
    • Code deployment (All)
      • Memory leaks in MAUS #1431
    • Documentation
    • Data Structure
      • Standardize conversion from string/json to cpp #1376 (Taylor Rogers)
  • Online

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Notes

Attendance

Ryan Bayes
Stefania Ricciardi
John Nugent
Celeste Pidcott
Adam Dobbs
Melissa Uchida
Chris Rogers

Release schedule
Target May 14
Geometry updates in geo-devel

KL
John Nugent has been doing some comparisons against Step I data
JN to make comparison plots available to help with tuning and optimization

Tracker

Schedule revisions
Dobbs acting as Santos on Kalman issues
Tracker-geometry interface - Ryan has been pulling down tracker geometry and using
the interface in his validation tests. What remains to be done?
Ryan to have a face-to-face with Adam and Chris Heidt later in the month

Adam unable to merge with trunk since latest trunk fails to build
-- to raise in issue tracker

Melissa will look into online plots

Low pt track issue - good enough for now. Flag them for downstream reconstruction

EMR

DR to chase EMR group for schedule update and promised presentation

Global

TOF+Tracker 'multi' variable in Celeste's branch
DR to merge into trunk for next release
KL and Ckov will need to get into Global PID at some point
Celeste has looked at EMR and can pull it in but is waiting for EMR reconstruction to evolve

Geometry

Ryan needs to know positions of survey nests releative to detector
TOF - Maurizio Bonesini/Yordan Karadzhov
Ckov - Lucien Cremaldi
KL - Mariyan Bogomilov
Tracker - ?

Ryan unable to get any input on diffuser -- positions and thicknesses
Step V - Jason busy with PRY modeling, so can't work on this until after

Speed improvements -- geometry with bare-bones detectors cuts down loading time to 2 minutes
Bare-bones means -- no magnet, no diffuser, no solenoid cryostats
Will Geant 4.10 help?

Validation - Stefania uses a simplistic geometry (no scattering surfaces) for energy-loss validation,
hunting down unexpected peaks and valleys
Geometry validation criteria and procedure should be finalized

Geometry documentation now added to MAUS documentation -- in geo-devel

Beamline simulation

John Nugent has updated the structure to make it more user-friendly
Also updated deck to use
DR to merge

Online

Schedule revisions
0-25% networking

Simulation

Sophie Middleton to get spin tracking into MAUS by the end of the week

AoB

CR to make computing project spreadsheet available to link with rest of Step IV readiness schedule

060514_Software_and_Computing.ods - Software Work Plan (258 KB) Rajaram, Durga, 07 May 2014 08:04

070514_Software_and_Computing.ods (258 KB) Rajaram, Durga, 07 May 2014 14:43