Minutes for LArSoft coordination meeting on September 11, 2018


Vito, Lynn Garren, Herb Greenlee, Erica Snider, Saba Sehrish, Rory Fitzpatrick, Tingjun


Erin Conley, Gleb Sinev, Katherine Lato, Paul Russo, Wanwei Wu

Project status report [Erica Snider]

  • This week's release will have changes to the systematicstools and nusystematics and
  • Also MCDumpers will move to lardataalg.
  • Working on Error Handling policy, based on art error handling. Working on the documentation.


  • Expect to get sign off from the experiments on larsim to lardetsim migration this week.

A shower reconstruction algorithm for electrons [Rory Fitzpatrick]

  • The new shower reconstruction algorithm for electrons based on TCShower.
  • simple and effective in terms of completeness and efficiency
  • Noted that shower-like clusters are tagged with negative IDs by TrajCluster
  • Designed to accurately identify start of the shower, Tested for ArgoNeut, DUNE and MicroBooNE


  • Request to merge larreco feature/rsf_TCNueSelection
  • No objection to this feature branch, should go in this weeks release cleanly.

Honda Flux in GENIE [Wanwei Wu]

  • While working on Honda flux, found a bug in the handling of coordinate systems in the flux driver code inside Genie
  • DUNE to use local patch for these changes for Honda flux


  • We do not know when is Genie v3 coming but can negotiate a new beta release about getting this fixed in short term. Authors will follow up with Genie also