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Software Task List
Online Calibration
Offline Calibration
Software QC

Areas of Software Development and Physics Analysis

[General Issues][Online][t-to-d][dE/dx][Alignment][Tracking][Monte Carlo Realism][Digitization][Backgrounds]

General Issues

Area Description Primary Contact Other Contributors Timescale Current Issues Links
Calibration Run calibration production jobs for cosmic data B.Brau
Ntuples Run Ntuple production jobs B.Brau
Database Status words and event schema G.Raven
Database Implement means of extracting information from ambient database for use in reconstruction M.Marzolla
Reconstruction Maintenance and development of additional features for graphical display of DCH tracks and hits B.Brau M.Kelsey

Online

Area Description Primary Contact Other Contributors Timescale Current Issues Links
Dataflow Implement control of FADC output in event record E.Varnes
Dataflow Study and verify feature extraction algorithm and performance A.Weinstein E.Varnes
Dataflow Study performance under high occupancies E.Varnes, A.Roodman
Oep fast monitoring Support, maintain, and document Oep fast monitoring information M.A.Mazzoni C.Voena, D.del Re
PR monitoring Support, maintain, and document PR monitoring information D.del Re
Dataflow Implement reverse dataflow extraction of calibration and ROM setup from conditions and configuration databases G.Sciolla E.Varnes, M.Kelsey, V.Miftakof

t-to-d

Area Description Primary Contact Other Contributors Timescale Current Issues Links
Reconstruction Study and implement resolution functions B.Brau t-to-d Analysis
Reconstruction Study entrance angle corrections with magnetic field W.Ford A.Michael t-to-d Analysis, Diary
Reconstruction Study need for z and/or tandip dependent corrections W.Ford A.Michael t-to-d Analysis
Reconstruction Study event and track selection for calibration G.Raven
Reconstruction Study possibility of parameterized corrections using pressure measurements
PR Complete implementation and study rolling calibration G.Raven Implement separate LR calibration capability PR Issues, Diary

dE/dx

Area Description Primary Contact Other Contributors Timescale Current Issues Links
Simulation More realistic version of dE/dx response, including ionization curve and cell response M.Posocco dE/dx Analysis
Simulation Move dE/dx simulation to C++ M.Posocco
Reconstruction Tune ionization curve response F.Galeazzi
Reconstruction Study need for accurate dx determination dE/dx Analysis
Reconstruction Study and implement individual wire gas gain corrections dE/dx Analysis
Reconstruction Study and implement entrance angle corrections dE/dx Analysis
Reconstruction Study and implement z corrections dE/dx Analysis
Reconstruction Study and implement doca corrections dE/dx Analysis
Reconstruction Study and implement saturation corrections dE/dx Analysis
Reconstruction Study event and track selection for calibration
Reconstruction Verify response and separation for individual hadron species
PR Implement and test PR calibration and persistent storage F.Wilson, J.Roy
Database Parameterization of Bethe-Bloch formula and corrections R.Stroili

Alignment

Area Description Primary Contact Other Contributors Timescale Current Issues Links
Reconstruction Implement corrections for wire placement due to endplate deflection R.Stroili
Reconstruction Implement corrections for wire placement due to gravitational sag and electrostatic deflection R.Stroili
Reconstruction Study internal alignment using physics data
Reconstruction Study global alignment R.Seitz
Reconstruction Bunch finding and testing A.Desilva
Database Implement persistent storage of wire alignment with measured constants R.Stroili

Tracking

Area Description Primary Contact Other Contributors Timescale Current Issues Links
Reconstruction Determine global track pattern recognition strategy S.Schaffner S.Wagner, R.Stroili
Reconstruction Common segment formats and applications
Reconstruction Maintain DcxReco and document performance S.Wagner
Reconstruction Maintain DchReco and document performance S.Schaffner
Reconstruction Detailed comparison of DchReco and DcxReco performance
Reconstruction Provide track projection capability for DCH and assist in cross-detector track reconstruction
Reconstruction Study and correct systematic biases in track parameter distributions and pulls V.Miftakof M.Kelsey
Reconstruction Implement low-momentum tracking S.Wagner
Reconstruction Implement albedo tracking S.Wagner
Reconstruction Implement kink finding S.Wagner
Reconstruction Study and maintain Kalman filter and tune performance
Reconstruction Investigate and develop code for selecting alternative TDC hits during track reconstruction

Monte Carlo Realism

Area Description Primary Contact Other Contributors Timescale Current Issues Links
Simulation Determine and implement realistic performance model, including wire efficiencies
Simulation Implement GEANT4 model for the DCH

Digitization

Area Description Primary Contact Other Contributors Timescale Current Issues Links
Digitization Implement digitization mixing, possibly including FADC simulation S.Sen

Backgrounds

Area Description Primary Contact Other Contributors Timescale Current Issues Links
Simulation Check realism of DCH model C.Perri
Simulation Develop reliable estimate of backgrounds with new PEP II model T.Schietinger
Reconstruction Study occupancy through mixing events with backgrounds T.Schietinger
Reconstruction Impact of occupancy on reconstruction efficiency, resolution and CPU requirements T.Schietinger S.Wagner

 

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