PYTHIA collaboration meeting 2020, Lund

Europe/Stockholm
Description

This Pythia collaboration meeting will be mainly devoted to planning and writing of the Pythia 8.3 manual - but also with opportunities to discuss other subjects related to physics and code.

All participants are encouraged to provide one or more topics, to be discussed in working groups, upon registration.

This page can be found at: https://indico.cern.ch/event/pythia-lund-2020

The meeting is all-virtual, we use Zoom as the main meeting platform - details given here:

Topic: Torbjörn Sjöstrand's Personal Meeting Room

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Registration
Registration
Participants
  • Christian Bierlich
  • Christian Preuss
  • Ilkka Helenius
  • Leif Gellersen
  • Leif Lönnblad
  • Marius Utheim
  • Peter Skands
  • Philip Ilten
  • Rob Verheyen
  • Smita Chakraborty
  • Stefan Prestel
  • Steve Mrenna
  • Torbjörn Sjöstrand
    • 09:30 10:30
      Plenary meeting: PYTHIA collaboration meeting: https://lu-se.zoom.us/j/8999399961
      Convener: Torbjorn Sjostrand
    • 10:30 11:30
      Plenary meeting: Plan for writing
      Convener: Christian Bierlich (Lund University (SE))
    • 11:30 11:45
      Coffee break 15m
    • 11:45 12:30
      Update from collaborators 45m
      Speakers: Christian Preuss (Monash University) , Leif Gellersen (Lund University)
    • 12:30 13:30
      Lunch break 1h
    • 13:30 15:00
      Time for writing and working group meetings
    • 15:00 15:15
      Coffee break 15m
    • 15:15 16:00
      Time for writing and working group meetings
    • 16:00 16:30
      Virtual welcome drink and catching up 30m
    • 09:30 11:00
      Plenary meeting: Computing and programming topics
      Convener: Philip Ilten (University of Birmingham (GB))
      • 09:30
        HDF5 15m

        Discussion and overview of HDF5 integration and use with Pythia.

        Speaker: Stefan Prestel
      • 09:45
        Weights 15m

        Overview of the current status of event weights and discussion of future plans.

        Speaker: Leif Gellersen (Lund University)
      • 10:00
        Madgraph 15m

        Overview and discussion of integrating MG5 matrix elements with parton showers.

        Speaker: Christian Preuss (Monash University)
      • 10:15
        Code Review 15m

        Discussion on how we want to conduct code reviews, e.g. various styles etc.

        Speaker: Philip Ilten (University of Birmingham (GB))
      • 10:30
        C++11 Usage 15m

        A short overview and discussion of how C++11 usage is working and whether we want to make changes in recommendations.

        Speaker: Marius Uthiem
      • 10:45
        Big Issue Introduction 15m
        Speaker: Philip Ilten (University of Birmingham (GB))
    • 11:00 11:30
      Plenary meeting: Status on writing - tasks for the day
    • 11:30 11:45
      Coffee break 15m
    • 11:45 12:30
      Update from collaborators 45m
      Speaker: Rob Verheyen
    • 12:30 13:30
      Lunch break 1h
    • 13:30 15:00
      Time for writing and working group meetings
    • 15:00 15:15
      Coffee break 15m
    • 15:15 16:45
      Time for writing and working group meetings
    • 09:30 10:30
      Plenary meeting: PYTHIA collaboration meeting
      Convener: Torbjorn Sjostrand
    • 10:30 11:30
      Plenary meeting: Status on writing - tasks for the day
    • 11:30 11:45
      Coffee break 15m
    • 11:45 12:30
      Update from collaborators 45m
      Speakers: Marius Utheim (Lund University) , Philip Ilten (University of Birmingham (GB))
    • 12:30 13:30
      Lunch break 1h
    • 13:30 15:00
      Time for writing and working group meetings
    • 15:00 15:15
      Coffee break 15m
    • 15:15 16:45
      Time for writing and working group meetings
    • 09:30 11:00
      Plenary meeting: Computing and programming topics cont'd
      Convener: Philip Ilten (University of Birmingham (GB))
      • 09:30
        Messaging 30m

        Discussion on how we want to unify a somewhat fractured messaging scheme in Pythia.

        Speaker: Peter Skands (Monash University (AU))
      • 10:00
        Website and Hosting 30m

        Overview of current website and repository hosting and discussion about how we want to handle this in the future.

        Speaker: Torbjorn Sjostrand
      • 10:30
        Code Analysis and Staging 30m

        This discussion will include continuous integration and regression testing, Docker images, and static code analysis.

        Speaker: Christian Bierlich (Lund University (SE))
    • 11:00 11:45
      Time for writing and working group meetings
    • 11:45 12:30
      Update from collaborators 45m
      Speakers: Dr Ilkka Helenius (University of Jyväskylä) , Stefan Prestel
    • 12:30 13:30
      Lunch break 1h
    • 13:30 15:15
      Time for writing and working group meetings
    • 15:15 16:00
      Science coffee 45m
    • 16:00 16:45
      Time for writing and working group meetings
    • 09:30 11:30
      Plenary meeting: Summary and future tasks