Monthly Archives: December 2013

Holly Hippodays from Astronomy Computing Today

Thank-you everyone for your continued interest in Astronomy Computing Today. I appreciate everyone’s comments and suggestions, and look forward to another successful year of blogging in 2014. I will be on vacation until early January, and then I will be … Continue reading

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Astroinformatics 2013 – The Denouement

The  Astroinformatics 2013 meeting, hosted  by CSIRO, is now over. This successful conference discussed advances in data processing, manipulation and management – crucial topics in modern astronomy. The agenda is here, along with a nearly complete list of  presentations, and … Continue reading

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Astroinformatics 2013 – Day Five Morning, December 13 2013

The last day, Day Five, of Astroinformatics 2013, hosted  by CSIRO, is now underway. In this successful meeting, we have been discussing advances in data processing, manipulation and management – crucial topics in modern astronomy. You can see the agenda … Continue reading

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Astroinformatics 2013 – Day Three, December 11 2013

Day Three  of Astroinformatics 2013, hosted  by CSIRO, is well underway. We are discussing advances in data processing, manipulation and management – crucial topics in modern astronomy. You can see the agenda here, along with a growing list of presentations, … Continue reading

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Astroinformatics 2013 – Day Two Morning, December 10

Day Two of  Astroinformatics 2013, hosted  by CSIRO, where we are discussing advances in data processing, manipulation and management – crucial topics in modern astronomy. You can see the agenda here, along with a growing list of presentations, and you … Continue reading

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Astroinformatics 2013 – Day One Morning, December 9

I am in Marsfield, near Sydney, Australia for the Astroinformatics 2013 meeting, hosted  by CSIRO. This annual meeting discusses advances in data processing, manipulation and management – crucial topics in modern astronomy given the acceleration in the growth of data … Continue reading

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Workshop on Sustainable Software for Science: Practice and Experiences

This workshop was held on Sunday, November 17, 2013 as part of Supercomputing 2013. Some 60 people attended, although I am sorry to say I don’t think astronomy was well represented. The aim of the workshop was to discuss challenges … Continue reading

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