Digging Deeper
  Wednesday September 03 2014 07:01 PST      

Digging Faster and Deeper
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Mon, Dec. 12
 9:00 -  9:15Welcome and the introduction [the organizers]
 9:15 -  9:35C. Cutler: Detecting weak, long-lived chirps
 9:35 -  9:50V. Dergachev: Loosely coherent algorithms - robust and computationally efficient search of large parameter spaces
 9:50 - 10:15Open discussion: detection of drifting-frequency signals in massive data sets
10:15 - 10:45Coffee
10:45 - 11:05F. Masci: imtrandetect: a new tool and methodology for digging out transients down to low snr levels
11:05 - 11:25A. Mahabal: Extracting Faint Intermittent Transients
11:25 - 11:45 D. Thompson: Interference-resistant real time adaptive detection
11:45 - 12:00Open discussion: detection of intermittent, sub-significant signals
12:00 -  1:30Lunch on your own
 1:30 -  2:00 P. Protopapas: Variable classification and beyond
 2:00 -  2:30 J. Richards: Automated Discovery and Classification for the Palomar Transient Factory
 2:30 -  3:00 B. Moghaddam: A Stochastic Structure Function for Light Curves
 3:00 -  3:30Coffee
 3:30 -  3:50 C. Donalek: Classification of Transient Events in Synoptic Sky Surveys
 3:50 -  4:10 M. Graham: Deconstructing classifiers - a postmodern approach to data mining?
 4:10 -  4:30 U. Rebbapragada: Classification of VAST Radio Transients and Variables
 4:30 -  5:00 Open discussion: rapid classification of transients
 5:00 -  6:00 Cheese & wine, informal reception
Tue, Dec. 13
 9:00 -  9:30J. Scargle: Tao of Better Histograms: 1D, 2D and Higher
 9:30 -  9:50V. Kashyap: Project Tanagra: Timing Analysis of Grating Data from X-ray observatories
 9:50 - 10:20J. Babu: Analysis of astronomical datacubes
10:20 - 10:30Discussion
10:30 - 11:00Coffee
11:00 - 11:30M. Stalzer: Trends in Scientific Discovery Engines
11:30 - 11:45Y. Xu: Discovery of Hidden Patterns in Data Through Interactive Search
11:45 - 12:00G. Rocha: PowellSnakes: a fast Bayesian approach to discrete object detection in multi-frequency astronomical data sets
12:00 -  1:30Lunch on your own
 1:30 -  2:00R. DiStefano: From planets to black holes: searching for lensing events in data from wide-field surveys
 2:00 -  2:15C. Law: All Transients, All the Time: A New Algorithm for Interferometric Radio Transient Detection
 2:15 -  2:30J. Hartman: All-sky transient searches with the Long Wavelength Array
 2:30 -  2:45N. Fotopoulos: Toward Early-Warning Detections of Compact Binary Coalescence
 2:45 -  3:00L. Singer: Optimization and Coordination of Electromagnetic Followup
 3:00 -  3:30Coffee
 3:30 -  3:45L. Eyer: Classification of the variable stars of Hipparcos and Gaia
 3:45 -  4:00P. Huijse Heise: Finding periodicities in astronomical light curves using information theoretic learning
 4:00 -  4:15 F. Bianco: LCOGT/LIHSP: A Robotic system for Lucky Imaging
 4:15 -  4:30Y. Xu: Building a better scientist
 4:30 -  5:00Open discussion: emerging themes and Informal discussions
 5:00 Adjourn

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