Wednesday, December 10

Plenary Session (Chair: Bill Pulford)

9:00 a.m.Future of Collaboratories by Rick Stevens
9:30 a.m. Experiences in Development of Reliable and Bug-Free User-Group Software for Macromolecular Crystallography: The NSLS Beamline X12-C System by R.M. Sweet and J.M. Skinner
10:00 a.m. Rapid Interfacing of Control Hardware (RICH) on Beamlines by A. Goetz and J. Klora

10:30 a.m.COFFEE BREAK
11:00 a.m. RMC Methods for Data Analysis: Using Software to Enhance Experiments and Save Beam Time by R.L. McGreevy

11:30 a.m. A data format to emcompass all formats - myth or reality? by C.M. Moreton-Smith (abstract)
12:00 p.m.NO HOST LUNCH

Data Acquisition
(Chair: Tim Mooney)

Data Analysis
(Chair: Manolis Pantos)

1:30 p.m. A High Performance Data Acquisition System for Structural Biology by M. Westbrook, T. Coleman and R. Daly (abstract) Statistics in Small-Angle Scattering Using Area Detectors by J. Barnes and T. Prosa
2:00 p.m. The IPNS Data Acquisition System by J.P. Hammonds, R.K. Crawford, J.R. Haumann, and J.T. Weizeorick (abstract) d*TREK: Advanced Data Acquisition and Processing with Area Detectors by J.W. Pflugrath, B.R. Vincent, T.L. Hendrixson, and J.D. Ferrara
2:30 p.m. Web-Based Data Acquisition by R.O. Nelson, R. Aquilar, G. Cooper, T. Kluegel, J. Ross, J. Sandoval, J. Seal, P. Trujillo, and B. Williams frame_integrate: A generalized suite for spatial integration of two-dimensional diffraction data by M.S. Capel
3:00 p.m. PC-based Control and Data Acquisition System by H. Mio, H. Amenitsch, W. Leingartener and P. Laggner Improved Reflectivity Fitting Using SERF (Spreadsheet Environment Reflectivity Fitting) by K.A. Welp and C. Co (abstract)
3:30 p.m.BREAK
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Reception & Poster/Demonstration Session

7:30 - 10:00 p.m.


What Can Software Developers do with Spec? by G. Swislow

NeXus: a proposal for a common data exchange format for neutron scattering and x-ray instruments by M. Koennecke, P. Klosowski, J. Tischler, and R. Osborn (abstract)
IDL 5.0 Tutorial by F. Kelly and G. Schamp

Introduction to Tcl/Tk by P. Jemian(APS/ANL)(abstract)

Thursday, December 11

Plenary Session (Chair: Don Kearley)

8:30 a.m.Overview of the Software Setup at the ESRF by B. Pulford
8:50 a.m.Daresbury Computing Facility Report by S. Kinder
9:10 a.m.Genetic Algorithms in Low Resolution Protein Structure Determination by E. Pantos, P. Chacon, F. Moran, J. Diaz and J. Andreu(abstract)
9:40 a.m.The Automatic Beamline Alignment Project on the ESRF MAD (BM 14) Beamline by S.O. Svensson and R. Pugliese
10:10 a.m.COFFEE BREAK

Beamline Control/Acquisition
(Chair: Thorsten Kracht)

Data Analysis/Simulation
(Chair: Ron Ghosh)

10:30 a.m. Overview of the ESRF Instrument Control Software by J. Klora (abstract) Supercomputing Data Analysis with example on the APS CATs by G. von Laszewski, M. Westbrook, C. Barnes, and I. Foster
10:55 a.m. Distributed Instrument Control on the DND-CAT Beamlines at the APS by J. Quintana Improving the Optimization Techniques in LaueView by S.J. Wright, Z. Ren, R. Sheng, and M. Nayakkankuppan
11:20 a.m. MX: A portable toolkit for data acquisition and control by W.M. Lavender (abstract) Monte Carlo Simulation of Neutron Instruments by P.A. Seeger, L.L. Daemen and R.P. Hjelm, Jr. (abstract)
11:45 a.m.Performing Measurements with SPECTRA by T. Kracht (abstract) (Postscript file) A Web-based Instrument Design Application to Support MCLIB by T. G. Thelliez, P.A. Seeger, L.L Daemon, and R.P. Hjelm Jr.
12:10 p.m.NO HOST LUNCH

Beamline Control/Acquisition
(Chair: Ronald Nelson)

Data Visualization
(Chair: Ray Osborn)

1:30 p.m. Overview of EPICS-based beamline software by T. Mooney, N. Arnold, J. Sullivan, B.-C. Cha, K. Goetze, D. Wallis, B. Banerjee and F. Carter Current state and prospects of PV-WAVE based applications by E.I. Litvinenko (abstract)
1:55 p.m. Distributed Beamline Control System at SSRL by T.M. McPhillips, S.M. Soltis, H.D. Bellamy, P. Kuhn, and R.P. Phizackerly Open GENIE Data Analysis and Visualisation Program (including poster) by F. Akeroyd and C.M. Moreton-Smith (abstract)
2:20 p.m. Instrument Control System Features Created on the Basis of the X11/OS-9 Package by A. Kirilov and J. Heinitz (abstract) TOF-VIS, Software for Interactive Exploration of Time-of-Flight Data by T. Worlton and D. Mikkelson
2:45 p.m. NSLS-DAC: A Beamline Control and Data Acquisition Package by J.P. Kirkland, L.R. Furenlid, and A.J. Mayer The "Crystallographic Binary File" (CBF) Format by A. Hammersley and R.M. Sweet
3:10 p.m. DIXIE: Web-Based Remote Control of a Medium Resolution Double-Crystal Small-Angle Spectrometer by J.A. Kohl, G.A. Geist II, P.H. Worley, and M. Yethiraj (abstract) NXDICT: a dictionary based approach for writing NeXus data by M. Koennecke
3:35 p.m.BREAK
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Poster/Demonstration Session

6:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Banquet Dinner

Speaker: Nestor Zaluzec - The TelePresence Microscopy Site

Friday, December 12

Plenary Session (Chair: Bob Sweet)

8:30 a.m.The Habanero Project by Larry Jackson
9:00 a.m.Better Access for Regular use of Networked Software by D. Richard and G.J. Kearley
9:30 a.m.Web-based Remote Control and Monitoring of Experimental Apparatus: The System at BNL's NSLS by J.M. Skinner and R. Sweet(abstract)
10:00 a.m.The Materials Microcharacterization Collaboratory: Scientific Collaboration over the Internet by M.C. Wright and C.R. Hubbard (abstract)
11:00 a.m.Breakout Workshops
Web-based data analysis
Web-based instrument control
Hardware interfaces
Data visualization: Techniques of the future
Collaborative software development
12:15 p.m.NO HOST LUNCH
1:30 p.m.Breakout Workshops (continued)
2:30 p.m.Summary of Workshops & Discussion of future cooperation

List of Posters/Demonstrations

PXGEN: A General-Purpose Graphical User Interface for Protein Crystallography Experimental Control and Data Acquisition by S. Kinder, S.M. McSweeney, E.M.H. Duke, D.W. Fry, S.G. Buffey, and G.M. Ellis

Software for a new Ultra-Dilute XAFS Station by P. Stephenson, C. Ramsdale, J. Knowles, J. Beech and D. Lewis

The Program 'ROTGEN' by J.W. Campbell

Beamline control using LabVIEW and EPICS on the PNC-CAT beamline at the APS by D.L. Brewe, K.H. Kim, R. Gordon and S.M. Heald

Status of porting EPICS to the LynxOS/Pentium platform by T.V. Salikova, A.D. Oreshkov, Y. Wu, and J.M.J. Madey

Project for developing a low cost and high performance version of EPICS by T.V. Salikova, A.D. Oreshkov, Y. Wu, and J.M.J. Madey

Collaborative XDC: cXDC by G. Bunker, J. Schug, and S. Stepanov

Survival of the Fittest BUGS in the NSLS by I. So and P. Siddons

Graphical User Interfaces for CCP13 Software by G. R. Mant and R.C. Denny

Data acquisition tools in Tcl/Tk by N. C. Maliszowskyj and P. Klosowki

Software Components for Data Acquisition by G.M. Cooper, R. Aguilar, T. Kluegel, R. Nelson, J. Ross, J. Sandoval, J. Seal, P. Trujillo and B. Williams

NeXus File Archive for Data Acquisition by T.J. Kluegel, R. Aguilar, G. Cooper, R. Nelson, A. Nichols III, J. Ross, J. Sandoval, J. Seal, P. Trujillo and B. Williams

Tcl extensions for data manipulation and display by P. Klosowki and N. Maliszewskyj

Spector and MIRROR: PC based Scattering Data Collection and Reduction Software by W.A. Hamilton, J.B. Hayter and P.D. Butler

The hypertext information system on pulsed neutron sources and scientific investigations based on these sources by E.I. Litvinenko, E.P. Akishina, Y.A. Astakhov, R.P./ Semenov, and I.S. Smolkov

SRS Computing Support by M. Enderby (abstract)

BARNS Poster: Better Access for Regular use of Networked Software by D. Richard and D. Kearley

LAMP Large Array Manipulation Program by D. Richard and D. Kearley

FITFUN - Prototype and Production Data fitting by R. Ghosh and C. Lacaille-Desse

SICS: SINQ Instrument Control Software by M. Koennecke and H. Heer

The NeXus Dictionary API by M. Koennecke