NOBUGS 2004 Conference

New Opportunities for Better User Group Software

October, 18-20, 2004 at PSI, Switzerland

NOBUGS 2004 Conference Program

NOBUGS 2004 has ended. Thank you to all speakers for their contributions. From this page you can do two things:

Monday, October 18, Morning

Software Development,Auditorium,Chairman: Bob Sweet

9:00-9:15Welcome by Prof R. Eichler; director of PSI
09:15-10:00 Elena Pourmal, Mike Folk, Bob McGrath
HDF Software Process -- Lessons Learned
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10:00-10:30 Nick Hauser, Andy Gotz
Choosing an instrument control system for ANSTO
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10:30-11:00Coffee Break
11:00-11:45 P.V. Hathaway, T. Lam, N. Hauser, A. Gotz, F.
An Integrated and Agile Approach to Delivering
Extensible Instrument Control System Software at
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11:45-12:05 Mark Koennecke
Limits to collaboration
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12:05-12:25 Ron Ghosh
Convergence or Divergence on Software Tools
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Monday, October, 19, Afternoon

Protein Crystallography,Auditorium,Chairman: Mark Enderby

14:00-14:20 Sandor Brockhauser, Raimond Ravelli
Control and Strategy Software for Mini-Kappa
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14:20-14:40 S.Stepanov, O.Makarov, A.Urakhchin, U.Schwabe, C.
Venkataraman, and R.Pugliese
Architecture and highlights of control system for
GM/CA CAT macromolecular crystallography
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14:40-15:00 Chris Nielsen, Kazimierz Gofron, Krzysztof
Lazarski, and Craig Ogata
Continuous Mode Data Collection in Protein
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15:00-15:20 Rey-Bakaikoa, Vicente; Delageniere, Solange; Meyer
, Jens; Spruce, Darren; Svensson, Olof
Software Automation projects at ESRF beamlines
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15:20-16:00Coffee Break
16:00-16:20 R.M. Sweet, D. Schneider, H. Robinson, J. Skinner,
J. Jiang, R. Buono, M. Cowan, H. Bosshard, W.
Methods, and software for high-throughput data
collection in macromolecular crystallography the
Brookhaven experience
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16:20-16:40 John Skinner
CBASS - BNL's Python-based Synchrotron Beamline
and Experiment Control System
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16:40-17:00 James Fait, John Chrzas, and Bill Lavender
Graphical User Interface Design For High
Throughput Crystallography
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Data Formats and WWW-access,OSGA-Hoersaal,Chairman: Mark Koennecke

14:00-14:45 P.F. Peterson
The State of NeXus
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14:45-15:05 C M Moreton-Smith
NXnet proposal - Your data, My data, collected
anywhere, available anywhere
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15:05-15:25 Kenneth Sharp
An Infrastructure for Remote Applications for
Macromolecular Crystallography at SSRL
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15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-16:30 Alain Bertrand, Renata Krempaska
Scientific web interfaces using PHP and EPICS
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16:30-16:50 R.R. Porter
Issues of Access Control for Ancillary Equipment
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Autotools Tutorial,WHGA-121,Chairman: Jens Krueger

14:00-17:00Autotools tutorial

Visit to SINQ and SLS,SINQ,Chairman: NA

17:00-18:00Visits to SINQ and SLS

Tuesday, October 19, Morning

Data Aquisition 1,Auditorium,Chairman: Tom Worlton

9:00-9:45 Matias Guijarro, Gilles Berruyer, Jorg Klora,
Vicente Rey-Bakaikoa
Bliss Framework
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9:45-10:30 Richard Riedel
Overview of Data Acquisition at the SNS
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10:30-11:00Coffee Break
11:00-11:45 Mark Enderby, Bill Pulford
SR Generic Data Acquisition Project Overview
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11:45-12:05 Richard Woolliscroft
GDA Demonstration and Scripting
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12:05-12:25 Andy Gotz (ESRF) and Nick Hauser (ANSTO)
Grand Unified Model for Control Systems - GUM
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12:25-12:45 Mark Koennecke
Common Command Line Interface to Instruments, A
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Tuesday, October, 19, Afternoon

Data Aquisition 2,Auditorium,Chairman: Mark Johnson

14:00-14:20 Olof Svensson
Automatic Beamline Alignment at the ESRF - present
status and future perspectives
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14:20-14:40 E.Kondrashkina, S.Kozyrenko, S.Devarapalli, S.
Integrated development environment for creating
and executing customized beamline alignment
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14:40-15:00 Toshiya OTOMO, Michihiro FURUSAKA, Masatoshi ARAI,
Jiro SUZUKI, Shun SUZUKI, Atushi MANABE, Setsuya
Ryoichi KAJIMOTO, Takashi OHARA, Tetsuo AOYAGI,
Yoshitomo UNO
Computing environment design at J-PARC/MLF
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15:00-15:30 T. Lam, A. Götz, F. Franceschini, N. Hauser
GumTree - A Java Based GUI Framework for Beamline
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15:30-16:00Coffee Break
16:00-16:20 A.S.Kirilov, N.V.Astakhova, S.M.Murashkevich, T.B.
Petukhova, V.E.Yudin
Sonix+ - the new instrument control at the IBR-2
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16:20-16:40 Thorsten Kracht
Computing developments at Hasylab
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16:40-17:00 J. Krueger, S. Huber, S. Roth, T. Unruh
Instrument control software development at FRM-II
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17:00-17:20 William Lavender
Recent Developments for the MX Beamline Control
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17:20-17:40 N. C. Maliszewskyj, M. Doucet, S. Pheiffer
ICE: New Instrument Control Software at the NCNR
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17:40-18:00 Teresa Nunez, Thorsten Kracht, Kay Rehlich
Computing at the VUV-FEL
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Data Analysis 2 and Instrument Simulation,OSGA-Hoersaal,Chairman: Kim Lefmann

14:00-14:20 S. Stepanov
WWW-accessed data analysis with X-ray Server
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14:20-14:40 V.A. Sole, E. Papillon
PyMCA: X-Ray Spectra Visualisation and Analysis in
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14:40-15:00 Karen Ackroyd
DNA - A System to Collect "Good" Data
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New Developments in Data Analysis at IPNS
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15:30-16:00Coffee Break
16:00-16:20 E. Farhi, K. Lefmann and P. Willendrup, S. Jean, C
, Taton, B. Rourre, V. Hugouvieux
McStas developments
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16:20-16:40 K. Lieutenant, G. Zsigmond, M. Fromme, S.
General features of the neutron instrument
simulation package VITESS
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16:40-17:00 G. Zsigmond (PSI), Th. Krist (HMI)
Study of the polarising efficiency of transmission
supermirror polarisers
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17:00-17:20 E. Farhi, B. Roure, D. Richard, M. Johnson, J.
Ollivier, V. Hugouvieux
On-line real and simulated experiments on IN6: a
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17:20-17:40 Elke Zimoch
Protein Crystallography Beamline Simulation
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Conference Dinner,NA,Chairman: NA

19:00-22:00 Conference Dinner at Turmrestaurant Zurzach

Wednesday, October, 20, Morning

Data Analysis,Auditorium,Chairman: Ron Ghosh

9:00-9:45 P.F. Peterson and S.D. Miller
The NeSSI collaboration: one size fits all
analysis software
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9:45-10:30 Paul Kienzle, Przemek Klosowski
Overview of the DANSE architecture
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10:30-11:00Coffee Break
11:00-11:45 Mark Johnson, Ron Ghosh and Didier Richard,
Computing for Science, ILL, Grenoble, France
Materials modelling at large scale facilities
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11:45-12:20 Andrew P Hammersley
Porting Scientific Software Applications to
Windows (or Not)
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Wednesday, October, 20, Afternoon

Facility Management,Auditorium,Chairman: Ray Osborn

14:00-14:20 KNECHT M, BERTRAND A
Administrative web interface using PHP: An
architerctural view
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14:20-14:40 J. Neuhaus, S. Galinski, J. Dettbarn, Z. Zhang
User Office FRM-II, a PHP-Nuke based portal system
for user management
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14:40-15:00 Damian Flannery
ISIS Data, Metadata, Proposals and the CCLRC Data
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15:00-15:20 (R.Pugliese), F.Bille', S.Maraspin, A.Curri, A.
Busato, M.Turcinovich, V.Chenda
Elettra Virtual Collaboratory: status and future
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15:30-16:00Coffee Break

Data Aquisition 4,OSGA-Hoersaal,Chairman: David Maden

14:00-14:20 Oleg Makarov, Sergey Stepanov
EPICS software for Turbo PMAC2 motion controller:
Provisions for much faster beamline.
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14:20-14:40 Mark Rivers, Marty Kraimer, Eric Norum
The "asyn" facility for EPICS drivers
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14:40-15:00 Mark Rivers
EPICS Support for X-ray Detectors
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15:00-15:20 (F.Bille'), R.Borghes, R.Pugliese
Network Attached Intelligent Instrumentation
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Final Discussion,Auditorium,Chairman: NA

16:00-18:00Final Discussion and Goodbye

Poster Session

Posters were displayed during the whole conference in the poster area at the auditorium.
Jinhu Song
Sample Automatic Mounting (SAM) system at SSRL
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S. Manoshin, D. Clemens, K. Lieutenant, G.
Zsigmond and F. Mezei
MC simulations of new VSANS spectrometer at the
Hahn-Meitner-Institit Berlin
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Fajin Yuan
Diamond Light Source
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The use of CVS in the context of the CCLRC/DLS GDA
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J. Krueger, A. Kastenmüller
Bridging serial and parallel interfaces by
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Geoff Mant & Richard Woolliscroft
Configuration of Java software using Castor
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Paul Stephenson
A Generic Data Acquisition System
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M. Cowan, et al
The PXDB: a relational database for experiment
planning, tracking, etc
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Script interpreter in the software complex Sonix+
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Rob Dimeo, Richard Azuah, and Przemek Klosowski
DAVE: The Data Analysis and Visualization
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