The CMS reconstruction software

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We report on the status and plans for the event reconstruction software of the CMS experiment. The CMS reconstruction algorithms are the basis for a wide range of data analysis approaches currently under study by the CMS collaboration using the first high-energy run of the LHC. These algorithms have been primarily developed and validated using simulated data samples, and are now being commissioned with LHC proton-proton collision data samples. The CMS reconstruction is now operated routinely on all events triggered by the CMS detector, both in a close to real-time prompt reconstruction processing and in frequent passes over the full recorded CMS data set. We discuss the overall software design, development cycle, computational requirements and performance, recent operational performance, and planned improvements of the CMS reconstruction software.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number32020
JournalJournal of Physics: Conference Series
Issue numberPART 3
StatePublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes
EventInternational Conference on Computing in High Energy and Nuclear Physics, CHEP 2010 - Taipei, Taiwan, Province of China
Duration: Oct 18 2010Oct 22 2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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