LCIO Track Model

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What is a track?

A track is a collection of hits. Five parameters Momentum subtracks

A description of the track parameter in lcio can be found in. 1

The classes in LCIO related to tracking are:

A track in an electromagnetic field is usually thought to be a helix. However, this is not quite true due to the energy loss in the tracker.
Therefore, it is better to use more classes of parameters to describe a track.

A track state is the five parameters of a track. The Track state have serveral possible attributes.

  • AtOther ??
  • AtIP
  • AtFirstHit
  • AtLastHit
  • AtCalorimeter
  • AtVertex
  • LastLocation ??

addTrack (Not used anymore) addTrackState