IRIS-HEP Fellow: Ralf Farkas



Fellowship dates: Jan - Mar 2020

Home Institution: Universität Bonn (Germany)


Project: Combinatorial Kalman Filter for the ACTS tracking software

The reconstruction of trajectories of charged particles is a crucial task for most HEP experiments. The ACTS (A Common Tracking Software) aims to provide an experiment-independent suite of tools that enable future high-energy particle physics experiments to implement their full track reconstruction chain. I will be working on the implementation and validation of a Combinatorial Kalman Filter (CKF) in the ACTS framework.

More information: My project proposal

Mentors:
  • Heather Gray (University of California, Berkeley)
  • Xiaocong Ai (University of California, Berkeley)

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