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Dobbs, Adam, 31 May 2017 15:37


MAUS (MICE Analysis User Software) is the MICE project's tracking, detector reconstruction and accelerator physics analysis framework. MAUS is designed to fulfil a number of functions for physicists interested in studying MICE data:

  • Model the behaviour of particles traversing MICE
  • Model the MICE detector's electronics response to particles
  • Perform pattern recognition to reconstruct particle trajectories from electronics output
  • Provide a framework for high level accelerator physics analysis
  • Provide online diagnostics during running of MICE

In addition to MAUS's role within MICE, the code is also used for generic accelerator development, in particular for the Neutrino Factory.

Release Status

Release Status - The current release, including release notes and any known issues

New Users

Installing MAUS - how to *download* and install MAUS from source.

Preinstalled MAUS - shared copies of MAUS available to new users


Email lists and MAUS development meetings - communications between the MAUS development team

Code repositories: Launchpad (pro) Github (experimental)

Additional Developer Documentation - development of MAUS, code structure, doxygen, coding guidelines and testing guidelines

Test Server - The MAUS test server forms part of our Continuous Integration stack

Tracker Software Review - Pages for the 2017 review of the tracker software


MAUS Workbook - a step-by-step guide to using MAUS to simulate, unpack, reconstruct and analyse MICE data (with examples)

MAUS User Guide - setting up geometries, run control variables and different user applications (pdf maus_user_guide.pdf also available)

MAUS Doxygen (for latest release)

Geometry Descriptions


MAUS Production reconstructed real data produced via: OffRec Machine GRID (earlier reco versions)

MAUS Production MC data information at: MC Production and data from

MICE Raw Data

MAUS Live Data Reconstruction

Online Reconstruction

Online Reconstruction - How to install the online reconstruction code

Software On-call - Information on MAUS support shifters.


Citation - Use this reference in order to cite MAUS

For information regarding general computing and software, please see the [[computing-software:|Computing and Software wiki]] for help. See also the xboa project for information on accelerator physics postprocessor routines.

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