Work items for 2006

Version 1.1


NOTE: Dates assigned to items are to be considered just indicative.
Items marked with refer to new developments.
Items marked with will involve contribution from external sources interested in the project.
Items marked with will require coordination with more than one Working Group.

  1. Solids and volumes:
    • Tunable tolerance
      by September 30th, 2006
    • Generic tessellated solid
      by May 15th, 2006
    • New specific paraboloid shape
      by September 30th, 2006
    • Computation of surface area of a solid
      by September 30th, 2006
  2. Navigation & optimisation:
    • Parallel navigator, first implementation
      by June 30th, 2006
    • Identification of the first/last step in a volume
      by September 30th, 2006
    • Optimised navigation for voxelised phantom geometries
      by July 31st, 2006
  3. Robustness checking & performance tuning:
    • Full application tuning (benchmark suite) with field
      by June 30th, 2006
    • Field performance tuning/benchmark for Geant4E
      by May 31st, 2006
    • Tests on tiny volume ovelaps & coincident surfaces
      by October 31st, 2006
  4. General code review and improvements:
    • Review of normals for CGS and specific solids and consistent usage in the code
      by May 31st, 2006
    • Review of 2nd order equations for tube, cone, orb & sphere
      by October 31st, 2006
    • Refactoring and revision of biasing/scoring processes
      by July 31st, 2006
    • Review of field user classes
      by September 30th, 2006
    • Code review for BREP specific solids
      by October 31st, 2006
  • Routine activities
    • Extend testing suite for solids (CSG/specific/Boolean/BREPS)
    • Review of user documentation


Major items above prioritized and with description


Previous years planned activities


2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005


Created: 27 January 2006
Modified: 28 February 2006
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