CMS list of validated runs Cert_160404-180252_7TeV_ReRecoNov08_Collisions11_JSON.txt, CMS Collaboration
Cite as: CMS Collaboration (2016). CMS list of validated runs for primary datasets of 2011 data taking. CERN Open Data Portal. DOI:10.7483/OPENDATA.CMS.3Q75.7835
This file describes which luminosity sections in which runs are considered good and should be processed.
The list covers all p-p data taking in 2011. The public data (RunA) is part of this list, between run numbers 160431 and 173692.
During data taking all the runs recorded by CMS are certified as good for physics analysis if all subdetectors, trigger, lumi and physics objects (tracking, electron, muon, photon, jet and MET) show the expected performance. Certification is based first on the offline shifters evaluation and later on the feedback provided by detector and Physics Object Group experts. Based on the above information, which is stored in a specific database called Run Registry, the Data Quality Monitoring group verifies the consistency of the certification and prepares a json file of certified runs to be used for physics analysis. For each reprocessing of the raw data, the above mentioned steps are repeated. For more information see:
Add the following lines in the configuration file for a cmsRun job:
import FWCore.ParameterSet.Config as cms
import FWCore.PythonUtilities.LumiList as LumiList
goodJSON = 'Cert_160404-180252_7TeV_ReRecoNov08_Collisions11_JSON.txt'
myLumis = LumiList.LumiList(filename = goodJSON).getCMSSWString().split(',')
process.source.lumisToProcess = cms.untracked.VLuminosityBlockRange()
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