ATLAS Tracking Software Tutorial

Last update: 06 Jul 2021 [History] [Edit]

Welcome to the ATLAS tracking software tutorial! Here you will find a general overview of the ATLAS tracking reconstruction software as well as some (hopefully) helpful hands-on examples.

This tutorial assumes you are generally familiar with Athena, Gitlab, general ATLAS analysis workflow, and basic ROOT/C++/python. It is aimed at newcomers to ATLAS tracking software. If you would need a refresher on these topics, see the other excellent tutorials in the ATLAS software docs menu on the top of the page.

This tutorial will be broken down into the following sections:


General first-order overview of ATLAS tracking reconstruction software


Hands-on walkthrough of running and editing a Reco_tf and a tracking standalone jobOption