The CMSSW Documentation Suite:

The CMS Offline WorkBook

Background information and tutorials on

  • accessing computing resources
  • using the software
for physics analysis within the CMS collaboration.

A subset of the CMS SW Offline Guide, the first-stop for both users and software developers.

Chapter 1: Accounts and Registration

Chapter 2: The Basics of CMS Offline Computing

Chapter 3: Getting Started with Data Analysis

Chapter 4: CMSSW Framework in Data Analysis

Chapter 5: Using the Computing Resources



Chapter 6: Event Generation and Simulation

Chapter 7: Physics Object Analysis Examples

Chapter 8: Statistics and Analysis Examples

Chapter 9: Advanced Tools and Tasks

Chapter 10: Software Infrastructure

Related links:

July 11: The CMSSW release has been updated to 7_4_15

Provide FEEDBACK as you work through the workbook! (Detailed instructions)

Review status

Reviewer/Editor and Date (copy from screen) Comments
PetarMaksimovic - 02 Aug 2009 Complete rewrite of ch. 3 + reorganization of ch. 4 + cascading changes in ch.2
Main.Aresh - 21 Feb 2008 changed the index entry for chapter 4.5 (previously the text was 'Generator Particle Candidates')

Organizing SubSubSections in 3.4 Fireworks, the same information is kept as before, A.Morelos.

Responsible: SudhirMalik
Last reviewed by: KatiLassilaPerini - 28 Feb 2008



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