Data Analysis in Astronomy II

Data Analysis in Astronomy II

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The II international workshop on qData Analysis in Astronomyq was intended to provide an overview on the state of the art and the trend in data analy sis and image processing in the context of their applications in Astronomy. The need for the organization of a second workshop in this subject derived from the steady. growing and development in the field and from the increasing cross-interaction between methods, technology and applications in Astronomy. The book is organized in four main sections: - Data Analysis Methodologies - Data Handling and Systems dedicated to Large Experiments - Parallel Processing - New Developments The topics which have been selected cover some of the main fields in data analysis in Astronomy. Methods that provide a major contribution to the physical interpretation of the data have been considered. Attention has been devoted to the description of the data analysis and handling organization in very large experiments. A review of the current major satellite and ground based experiments has been included. At the end of the book the following 'Panel Discussions' are included: - Data Analysis Trend in Optical and Radio Astronomy - Data Analysis Trend in X and Gamma Astronomy - Problems and Solutions in the Design of Very Large Experiments - Trend on Parallel Processing Algorithms These contributions in a sense summarize the 'live' reaction of the audience to the various topics.So we will certainly go on using photographs for a while yet, and I should devote a few words to their proper use. ... storage, access to, and transmission of large quantities of data should consider the implications of files that each have 1.2x10Ad pixels, remembering that it ... The largest existing digitized photographic survey of which I know is the guide-star survey at the Space Telescope Science Institute.

Title:Data Analysis in Astronomy II
Author:V. di Gesù, L. Scarsi
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-03-09


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