Data Analysis in Astronomy IV

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Reports the main results of an international workshop in Erice, Sicily, April 1991, at which astronomers and computer scientists reviewed the evolution of data analysis in astronomy during the past decade. The 32 papers cover systems and archives; the HST, ROSAT, and GRO missions, and future missions. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781461364962
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 10/28/2012
  • Series: Ettore Majorana International Science Series, #59
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1992
  • Pages: 364
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.78 (d)

Table of Contents

Systems and Archives in Astronomy: Astrophysics Data Systems (F. Giovane). MIDAS OnLine at the Telescopes (K. Banse et al.). Astronomical Databases (A. Heck). The HST Mission: The Hubble Space Telescope: Year One (R.J. Hanisch). HST Image Restoration (H.M. Adorf). Detecting Cosmic Rays Hits on HST WF/PC Images Using Neural Networks and Other Discriminant Analysis Approaches (F.D. Murtagh, H.M. Adorf). The ROSAT Mission: Mission Planning with ROSAT (S.L. Snowden, J.H.M.M. Schmitt). The Standard Automatic Analysis Software System (R. Gruber). The GRO Mission: Response Determination of COMPTEL from Calibration Measurements, Models, and Simulators (R. Diehl et al.). The OSSE Data Analysis System (M.S. Strickman). Future Missions: The Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer Mission (C.A. Christian). The SAX Mission (R.C. Butler, L. Scarsi). 24 additional articles. Index.
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