CERN Accelerating science

Work Plan for 2017

Version 1.0

NOTE: Any dates assigned to items are to be considered just indicative.
Items marked with refer to new developments.
Items marked with will involve new man-power or contribution from external sources interested in the project.
Items marked with will require coordination with more than one Working Group.
Items marked with (*) may or may not be achieved.

  1. Architecture:
    • Implement use of C++11/14 constructs in key areas - (1)/(2)
  2. Navigation & optimisation:
    • Profiling and optimisation of multiple navigation - (1)/(2)
    • Separate safety computation and state from navigator - (1)/(2)
    • Implement prototype navigator based on VecGeom - (2)
    • Investigate benefits of FSAL/interpolation in field propagation - (2)
  3. New features:
    • Progress in the implementation of the Unified Solids library with progressive adoption of shapes from VecGeom - (1)/(2)
    • Simplify adoption of VecGeom shapes with direct interface to VecGeom from wrappers - (1)/(2)
  • Routine activities
    • Review of user documentation

(1) First semester
(2) Second semester


Major items above with description


Previous years planned activities

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Created: 18 January 2017
Modified: 28 January 2017
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