Work items for 2008

Version 1.0


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. Navigation & optimisation:
    • Usage of safety on exiting surfaces in navigator
      by May 31st, 2008
    • Interoperability of multiple navigators/geometries
      by October 15th, 2008
    • Usage of direction in replica navigation
      by October 15th, 2008
  2. Robustness checking & performance tuning:
    • Field performance evaluation and tuning/benchmark
      by May 31st, 2008
    • Review response precision of solids on points close to surface and normals. Verify accuracy of 2nd order equations
      by May 31st, 2008
  3. General code review and improvements:
    • Organise a code review for selected CSG shapes
      by June 30th, 2008
    • Revision of use of angular/radial tolerances in CSG solids
      by June 30th, 2008
    • Extension of G4Region to local magnetic fields
      by July 31st, 2008
    • Review of magnetic field classes
      by September 30th, 2008
  4. Detector description persistency:
    • GDML writer and support for parameterised volumes
      by May 31st, 2008
    • ASCII detector geometry description persistency
      by July 31st, 2008
  • Routine activities
    • Extend testing suite for solids (CSG/specific/Boolean/BREPS)
    • Review of user documentation and publication of a paper on a refereed journal


Major items above prioritized and with description


Previous years planned activities


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Created: 31 January 2008
Modified: 31 January 2008
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