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Revision 8 (Dobbs, Adam, 20 January 2016 17:52) → Revision 9/12 (Dobbs, Adam, 21 January 2016 15:42)

h1. PC20012016 

 Wednesday 20 January 2016 at 15:00 GMT 
 Room CR09 RAL 

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 h2. Summary of Actions 

 |_.Task |_.Person |_.Added |_.Issue Number |_.Comment | 
 |Fix Pattern Recognition bugs that cause loss in efficiency |A. Dobbs |06/01/16 |#1807 | | 
 |GRID MC running |D. Maletic, D. Rajaram |02/12/15 | |Needs a champion - D. Maletic? Local running under DR until then. | 
 |Fix tracker coordinate system flips |Tracker group |18/11/2015 |#1792 |Mostly done now - C. Hunt should have fixed by next meeting.| 
 |Add data_analyzable flag for each detector in post processing to CDB | Detector software heads |16/09/2015 |#1585 | | 
 |Add tracker efficiency plots to MAUS |P. Kyberd |16/09/2015 |- | | 
 |Optimize residuals for final tracks |C. Hunt |- |- | Done for straights | 
 |Fix close to paraxial tracks producing nan output |C. Hunt |- |- |    | 
 |Update tracker online plots |M. Uchida |- |- |    | 
 |Detectors to provide uncertainties from reconstructions on: positions; momenta; tof time |A. Dobbs |- |- | | 
 |Implement dE/dx in Runge-Kutta |J. Greis |- |- |Branch to be ready for merging by next meeting| 
 |Verify scifi geometry correct in CDB | C. Heidt, P. Kyberd |30/09/2015 |- |Check by running with MAUS (use ID 671) | 
 |Generate G4BL library |R. Bayes |30/09/2015 |- | | 
 |A. Dobbs to kick off discussion on online EV with Y. Karadzhov |2016-01-20 |- |Do before next meeting | 

 h2. Release status 

 * Current release = 1.4.0 

 * Targets for release 1.5.0: 
 ** Fix tracker MC flip issues 
 ** Optimised tracker helical pattern recognition  

 * Targets for future release: 
 ** Trigger MC 
 ** Tracker -- Kalman updates 

 h2. Schedule 

 * attachment:2016-01-20_MAUS-Schedule.ods -> attachment:2016-01-20_MAUS-Schedule_updated.ods 

 h2. Detectors 

 * Detector integration (D. Rajaram) 
 **    *ACTION*: Add data_analyzable flag for each detector in post processing to CDB (*Detector software heads*) #1585 
 * Tracker (P. Kyberd) 
 ** *ACTION* Fix Pattern Recognition bugs that cause loss in efficiency #1807 (*A. Dobbs*) 
 ** *ACTION* Fix tracker coordinate system flips 
 ** MC studies of effect of 1T field on tracker performance (P. Kyberd, Analysis Group) 
 ** Space-point, track-finding efficiency studies partly blocked by lack of trigger #1182 
 ** *ACTION*: Optimize residuals for final tracks (*C. Hunt*) 
 ** *ACTION*: Fix close to paraxial tracks producing nan output (*C. Hunt*) 
 ** *ACTION*: Update tracker online plots (*M. Uchida*) 
 ** Flag low pt for downstream tracker reconstruction? (*A. Dobbs*)  
 * TOF (D. Rajaram) 
 ** Restructure TOF MC Digitizer - part of trigger MC (*D. Rajaram*) 
 * EMR (F. Drielsma) 
 ** attachment:maus151216_fd.pdf 
 * KL (M. Bogomilov) 
 * CKOV (A. Liu, D. Rajaram) 
 ** Calibration 
 ** Validate CKOV MC against data 

 h2. Global Reconstruction 

 * Tracking (J. Greis) 
 * PID (C. Pidcott) 
 * Detector output 
 ** Get detector output in global coordinate system (*C. Heidt, C. Hunt*), see #1631 
 * *ACTION*: Detectors to provide uncertainties from reconstructions on: positions; momenta; tof time (*A. Dobbs*) 
 * *ACTION*: Implement dE/dx in Runge-Kutta (*J. Greis*) 

 h2. Monte Carlo 

 * Monte Carlo trigger (D. Rajaram) #1182 
 ** Restructure TOF Digitisation and incorporate MapCppTrigger (*D. Rajaram*) 

 h2. Geometry 

 * Handling field maps in MAUS 

 h2. G4BeamLine 

 h2. Online Reconstruction 

 * Have prototype GUI and prototype ROOT-based document DB to replace maus-web-app and django #1312 (C. Rogers) 
 * Software On Call (A. Dobbs) 
 ** http://micewww.pp.rl.ac.uk/projects/maus/wiki/Software_on-call (SOC wiki) 

 h2. Batch Offline Reconstruction 

 * GRID running 1.0.0 
 ** Enable MC GRID running again #1739 
 ** execute_against_data.py to always produce tarball _Is this still relevant?_ 
 * Offline Rec running 1.3.0 

 h2. Infrastructure 

 * InputCppRoot still using JSON (and so super slow) (*D. Rajaram*) 
 * Fix geometry test which randomly produces large SOAP error (*R. Bayes*) 
 * Fix problems when setting header_and_footer_mode to "dont_append" (*C. Rogers*, *C. Pidcott*)  
 * Fix matplotlib install (*A. Dobbs*) 

 h2. Performance 

 * Speed improvements for MC 
 * Beam generation excessive resource usage 
 ** Query analysis group requirements (in particular how many G4BL beams we need) 
 ** Consider alternative upstream beam generation code 

 h2. Tools 

 h3. Event Viewer 

 * Add event viewer to MAUS #1799  	
 * * ACTION* A. Dobbs to kick off discussion on online EV with Y. Karadzhov before next meeting 

 h2. Documentation 

 * Update tracker (C. Heidt) 
 * Update geometry (R. Bayes) 

 h2. AOB 

 h2. International Toll-Free Dial-in numbers 

 * Switzerland: 	 0800705351 
 * UK: 	 08004960576 
 * US: 	 1-866-740-1260 
 * "Other numbers":http://www.readytalk.com/an.php?tfnum=8667401260 
 * Access Code: 5673390 

 h2. Notes 

 h3. Attendance 

 R. Bayes, A. Dobbs, F. Drielsma, J. Greis, C. Hunt, P. Kyberd, J. Nugent, C. Pidcott, D. Rajaram, M. Savic 

 h3. Release Status 

 A. Dobbs will release 1.5.0 when tracker group provides MC fixes 

 h3. Schedule 

 h3. Detectors 

 * KL 
 * Ckov 
 * EMR 
 * Tracker 
 ** C. hunt expecting to fix remaining MC issues in next few days 
 ** M. Uchida expecting to get tracker online plots updated in next few weeks 
 * TOF 

 h3. Global Reconstruction 

 * Global team will try to provide a branch for merging in their code before the next meeting.  
 * J. Greis JG will discuss / email CR about issues with the tests 
 . C. Pidcott now happy with uncertainties provided by detectors 

 h3. Monte Carlo 

 h3. Geometry 

 * F. Drielsma to provide A. Dobbs with a branch for reading in Opera magnetic field model 
 * Discussed where to store field map - CDB likely choice, 100Mb file 

 h3. G4BeamLine 

 J. Nugent will update G4BL wiki page 

 h3. Online Reconstruction 

 h3. Batch Offline Reconstruction 

 * D. Rajaram will getting MC batch running going on a local machine as short term fix. 
 * D. Rajaram will continue working with D. Maletic to get full GRID MC back up again. 
 * No MC running or real data reprocessing until tracker group gets the MC fixes in - A. Dobbs will do a full MAUS release when code is provided 

 h3. Infrastructure 

 h3. Performance 

 h3. Tools 

 * A. Dobbs to kick off discussion on online EV with Y. Karadzhov before next meeting 

 h3. AOB 

 Next meeting: 15:00 GMT, 3rd Feb 16