art workbook

Where to begin?

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Download the pdf version of the workbook from this page.

This art document suite is designed to train scientists, whether starting-out or experienced, to run art jobs on HEP data and become productive within their experiments in a relatively short time. The aim is for the scientist to (largely) self-educate without the frustrations that come with incomplete and/or piecemeal documentation.

  • If you are new to HEP data analysis …   skiier

Read Parts I and II (the introductory material and the Workbook) from start to finish.

  • If you are an HEP data analysis expert …  black-diamondSkim Chapter 3: this is where key terms and concepts used throughout the art document suite get defined. Skip the rest of the introductory material and jump straight into running Exercise 1 of the Workbook.
  • If you are somewhere in between beginner and expert …   blue-square
    Skim the introductory material in Part I to glean what you need, but definitely read Chapter 3 “Introduction to the art Event Processing Framework.”

The art documentation suite includes:

  • an Introduction that is intended to set the stage for …
  • the art Workbook, a series of standalone, self-paced exercises for learning to code within the art framework; the first few of many planned exercises are available
  • the very beginnings of a User’s Guide for art which is part III of the art workbook pdf file found on this page.