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User Sandro Boschetti wrote:
>> I am entry level user of GEANT and I have read the docs about GEANT and >> I couldn't find the meaning of the word GEANT. Can anyone tell me? >> >> I am sorry by the fooly question. >> >> Thank you very much. >> >> Sandro Boschetti.
This name comes from the beginning of Geant1 (end of '70). At that time the program had only the equivalent of PrimaryGeneratorAction and a simple tracking of those particles. So, the author (Rene Brun) chose the acronyme: GEneration ANd Tracking.
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