Category Archives: image mosaics

Version 4.0 of the Montage Image Mosaic Engine Released: Data Cubes and more.

Version 4.0 is a major upgrade of Montage, released with a BSD 3-clause license. The distribution is available from Git Hub at https://github.com/Caltech-IPAC/Montage and from the Montage web page at http://montage.ipac.caltech.edu/docs/download.html. The release supports aggregation of of data stored as … Continue reading

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Tools For Astronomical Big Data

This week, I attended the Tools for Astronomical Big Data Workshop, held in Tucson from March 9 -11 and sponsored by NOAO. Over 100 practitioners gathered to “survey the present state of the art in addressing the challenges of conducting … Continue reading

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The CAVE2 Immersive Visualisation Platform at Monash University

The availability of massive data sets is driving the development of new large-scale visualization systems. One such is the CAVE2 Immersive Visualisation Platform built at Monash University. Described as a next-generation immersive hybrid 2D and 3D virtual reality environment, this … Continue reading

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Creating A Galactic Plane Atlas With Amazon Web Services

Creating A Galactic Plane Atlas With Amazon Web Services This post is based on a paper by G. Bruce Berriman, Ewa Deelman, John Good, Gideon Juve, Jamie Kinney, Ann Merrihew, and Mats Rynge. It was submitted to an IEEE Special … 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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From The Front Lines of ADASS – Day 3 Morning

The morning session on Day 3 was on the topic of emerging technologies. Steve Groom began festivities with a talk on Innovative ways of using database technologies.  He described the techniques that are used at IRSA to ingest data into … Continue reading

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