Geant4 Review 2007

Europe/Zurich
CERN

CERN

Charlie Young (Stanford Linear Accelerator Center SLAC)
Description
Review of Geant4 Collaboration, focusing on physics performance, computing performance and usability
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Review Committee Report (submitted 30 April 2008)
    • Day 1 - pm 513/1-024

      513/1-024

      CERN

      50
      Show room on map
      • 1
        Introduction. Mandate
        Speaker: Dr Petteri Nieminen (ESA)
      • 2
        Geant4 Overview
        Speaker: John Apostolakis
        Slides
      • 3
        User presentation (LHC physics)
        Speaker: Tancredi Carli (CERN)
        Slides
      • 4:15 PM
        break
      • 4
        User presentation (shielding)
        Speaker: Sayed Rokni (SLAC)
        Slides
      • 5
        Executive session
    • Day 2 - am 32/1-A24

      32/1-A24

      CERN

      40
      Show room on map
      • 6
        Executive session
      • 7
        User presentation (ILC & other HEP Physics)
        Speaker: Erika Garutti (DESY)
        Slides
      • 8
        User presentation (HEP usability)
        Speaker: Gloria Corti (CERN)
        Slides
      • 11:30 AM
        break
      • 9
        User presentation (medical)
        Speaker: Nicolas Karakatsanis (National Technical University of Athens)
        Slides
      • 1:00 PM
        Lunch
    • Day 2 -pm 513/1-024

      513/1-024

      CERN

      50
      Show room on map
      • 10
        User presentation (space)
        Speaker: Robert Weller (Vanderbilt)
        Slides
      • 11
        Q&A
      • 3:00 PM
        break
      • 12
        Electromagnetic physics 'Standard' - Overview
        Speaker: Prof. Vladimir Ivantchenko (CERN, ESA)
        Slides
      • 13
        Q&A
      • 14
        The Fano cavity precision test
        Speaker: Michel Maire (LAPP)
        Slides
      • 15
        Q&A
      • 16
        Geant4 Low energy EM physics
        Speaker: Dr Maria Grazia Pia (INFN GENOVA)
        Slides
      • 17
        Q&A
      • 18
        Executive session
    • Day 3 32/1-A24

      32/1-A24

      CERN

      40
      Show room on map
      • 19
        Executive session
      • 20
        Geant4 Hadronics - overview
        Speaker: Mr Aatos Heikkinen (Helsinki Institute of Physics)
        Slides
      • 21
        Questions
      • 22
        Hadronic validation: Part 1 Thin-target
        Speaker: Dennis Herbert Wright (Stanford University)
        Slides
      • 23
        Questions
      • 11:00 AM
        break
      • 24
        Shower Shapes
        Speaker: Dr Alberto Ribon (CERN)
        Slides
      • 25
        Questions
      • 26
        Overview of developments - CHIPS
        Speaker: Dr Mikhail Kosov (CERN, ITEP(MOSCOW))
        Slides
      • 27
        Questions
      • 1:00 PM
        Lunch break
      • 28
        Physics Lists and using hadronic physics
        Speaker: Gunter Folger (CERN)
        Slides
      • 29
        Questions
      • 30
        Hadronic Validation, part 2
        Speaker: Dennis Herbert Wright (Stanford University)
        Slides
      • 31
        Questions
      • 32
      • 33
        Q&A
      • 4:00 PM
        break
      • 34
        Executive session. Questions re physics.
    • Day 4 32/1-A24

      32/1-A24

      CERN

      40
      Show room on map
      • 35
        Executive session
      • 36
        Geometry: performance, usability, tools
        Speaker: Dr Gabriele Cosmo (CERN)
        Slides
      • 37
        Q&A
      • 38
        Performance for space applications
        Speaker: Dr Giovanni Santin (ESA)
        Slides
      • 39
        Q&A
      • 40
        CPU performance - EM
        Speaker: Prof. Vladimir Ivantchenko (CERN, ESA)
        Slides
      • 41
        Q&A
      • 42
        CPU performance - benchmarks
        Speaker: Dr Alberto Ribon (CERN)
        Slides
      • 43
        Q&A
      • 11:00 AM
        break
      • 44
        Release Notes, Beta testing and QA, external interfaces, ..
        Speaker: Gabriele Cosmo
        Slides
      • 45
        Q&A
      • 46
        User-submitted classes/modules, documentation
        Speaker: John Apostolakis (CERN)
        Slides
      • 47
        Q&A
      • 48
        Event Biasing and Scoring in Geant4: a short overview
        Speaker: Makoto Asai (SLAC)
        Slides
      • 49
        Q&A
      • 50
        Usability: Visualisation and UI
        Speaker: Joseph Perl
        Slides
      • 51
        Q&A
      • 1:15 PM
        Lunch break
      • 52
        Executive session
      • 3:45 PM
        break
      • 53
        Follow-up on physics
      • 54
        Follow-up on usability
      • 55
        Executive session
    • Day 5 160/1-009

      160/1-009

      CERN

      48
      Show room on map
      • 56
        Additional follow-ups
      • 57
        Executive session
      • 58
        Close out
        Slides