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S5 Qpipeline High-Frequency Review Telecon 16th of October 2008 11:00 Eastern

Agenda and minutes of the S5 Qpipeline High-Frequency Review Telecon for Thursday the 16th of October at 11:00 Eastern time.

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Action items
  1. Plot scripts
  2. Qpipeline checks
  3. DQ flags
  4. Sensitivity estimate
  5. Review Status
  6. AOB

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Q high-freq minutes

Oct 16, 2008

Siong, Brennan, Matt, Jonah (minutes), Michele

Siong:  I gave update on last review call.  
Debate on v3 and v4 calibration continues.

Brennan:  We talked w/ Trento group - concluded that we 
are not able to validate v3 w/o calibration team contribution.
We want to talk to calibration team directly.

We have a list of things to do, but they are had to do
w/o expert help.

Michele:  Hopefully they will help us.

Matt:  I had heard that v4 would be done in a few weeks.

Michele:  Discussion on Burst group was 4 to 6 months for v4.  I 
don't understand.  

Brennan:  May be a difference between production and validation.

Siong:  Let's talk about plot scripts.

Matt:  I looked at plot scripts.  Fit is done with script written by Laura,
should be ok.  

Siong:  Those should be fine. 

Matt:  Things seem to match up with the plot in the paper

- discuss parameter file notes linked from summary table -

Jonah:  Only unresolved issue is correlation factor

Brennan:  We have run over simulations with calibration uncertainty.
We could re-run with this turned off if that is better.

Siong:  We probably do not need to re-run.

Jonah:  Let's get calibration study linked here.

Brennan:  Looking at test day, turning this parameter up or down (.1 or 0)
does not make a difference.

Siong:  I'll dig up links with calibration uncertainty checks.  

-- Discuss DQ flags --

Follow link to Siong's notes:

Siong: Comparesd lists of segments.  

Things look good.  Two questions:

1)  Note about applying cuts as part of post-processing seems funny.

Brennan:  That is a mistake.  Some flags applied before processing.

2)  The dqdet.script, seems to contain extra flags.

Brennan:  I this lists all of them.  Later, I downselected.  

Siong:  Can I see the ones that were actually used somewhere?

Brennan:  Yes, it is in the processing scripts.  I'll point you to one of 

- Discuss sensitivity estimate -

Michele:  There is progress.  Need to link hrss and corr power gamma.
2 ingredients:  
1)  probability distribution for gamma.  Need probability distribution of
the r statistic.  So, I did this analysitically by working out 
relationsihp of r statistic to noise.  From that, I get probability 
distibution of gamma.

2)  Plots show relation between hrss and gamma:

Brennan:  Some of the scatter in plots may be due to antenna patterns.

Michele:  I think this is moving forward.  Now that I have most of this 
done, I hope to make a document and/or script to compute things.

Siong:  Looks good. Very promising.  

Michele:  I'll make a web page where I put the scripts, plots, and such.

- AOB - 
Siong:  Next week, 10 AM eastern on Tuesday.