Coffea - Columnar Object Framework For Effective Analysis

@article{Smith2020CoffeaC,
  title={Coffea - Columnar Object Framework For Effective Analysis},
  author={Nicholas Smith and Lindsey Gray and Matteo Cremonesi and Bo Jayatilaka and Oliver Gutsche and Allison Reinsvold Hall and Kevin Pedro and Maria Acosta Flechas and Andrew Melo and Stefano Belforte and James Pivarski},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2020},
  volume={abs/2008.12712}
}
The coffea framework provides a new approach to High-Energy Physics analysis, via columnar operations, that improves time-to-insight, scalability, portability, and reproducibility of analysis. It is implemented with the Python programming language, the scientific python package ecosystem, and commodity big data technologies. To achieve this suite of improvements across many use cases, coffea takes a factorized approach, separating the analysis implementation and data delivery scheme. All… 
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