Application Software and Databases Group - ASD

CERN - Information Technology Division

Application Software & Databases


Group ASD - Overview

The major components and themes of the ASD group's activities are centred on the maintenance of the CERN Program Library (CERNLIB), the development of libraries for future HEP Computing (LHC++), the study and maintenance of data analysis techniques and tools (PAW, PIAF), the maintenance and development of simulation packages (GEANT and GEANT4), and the support of relational database management software based on ORACLE, including providing, administering and operating several database servers. The group is involved in two LCRB projects: RD44 (GEANT4) and RD45. In the area of documentation tools, support is given to text processing for the Research Sector, in particular for maintaining the TeX system and tracking XML developments.

Services provided by ASD Group

ASD Group Project

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Last Mod. 30 July 1999 (Michel Goossens).