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Publication List

This page contains an overview of the different talks and publications about the ROOT system.

Papers NOT by the ROOT team, but related in spirit.

  • The "Bazaar" software development process we try to follow: 
    The Cathedral and the Bazaar by Eric S. Raymond.
  • Microkernel vs Monolithic System. Famous discussion between Linus Torvalds and Andy Tanenbaum on the merits of these two approaches. ROOT is often seen, like Linux, as a monolithic system. Both are not doing too bad.

In case you want to cite ROOT in your own publications, this is the preferred reference:

  • Rene Brun and Fons Rademakers, 
    ROOT - An Object Oriented Data Analysis Framework, 
    Proceedings AIHENP'96 Workshop, Lausanne, Sep. 1996, Nucl. Inst. & Meth. in Phys. Res. A 389 (1997) 81-86. See also

In case you want to cite CINT, use the following references:

  • C++ Interpreter - CINT, Masaharu Goto, CQ publishing, ISBN4-789-3085-3 (Japanese)
  • Concept and application of Cint C++ interpreter, Masaharu Goto, Interface magazine 1996Aug-Nov, CQ publisihing, (Japanese)
  • Cint - embedding Tcl/Tk graphics, Masaharu Goto, Interface magazine 1997 Feb, CQ publishing, (Japanese)
  • BeOS and ROOT, Masaharu Goto, Interface magazine 1997 Sep, CQ publisihing, (Japanese)
  • Learning C++ with CINT, Masaharu Goto, C magazine 1998Apr-1999Mar, Softbank Co, (Japanese)
  • ROOT: An object oriented data analysis framework, Rene Brun & Fons Rademakers Linux Journal 998July Issue 51, Metro Link Inc, (English)