Town and Country Resort and Convention Center
San Diego, California, United States
27 June - 2 July 2010
Conference 7740
Software and Cyberinfrastructure for Astronomy
Sunday - Wednesday 27 - 30 June 2010
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Abstract Due:
14 December 2009

Author Notification:
15 February 2010

Manuscript Due Date:
31 May 2010

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Sunday 27 June Show All Abstracts
Session 1:
Control Systems I
Sunday 27 June 2010
9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
Control software and electronics architecture design in the framework of the E-ELT instrumentation
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Flight control software for the wave-front sensor of SUNRISE 1m balloon telescope
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The LUCIFER control software
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The LBT real-time based control software to mitigate and compensate vibrations
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Session 2:
Control Systems II
Sunday 27 June 2010
10:50 AM - 12:10 PM
Control software architecture for the SALT Robert Stobie Spectrograph
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Software systems for operation, control, and monitoring of the EBEX instrument
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Faking it for pleasure and profit: the use of hardware simulation at AAO
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The TJO-OAdM robotic observatory: OpenROCS and dome control
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Session 3:
Real-Time/Events
Sunday 27 June 2010
1:40 PM - 3:30 PM
Heterogeneous real-time computing in radio astronomy (Invited Paper)
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Astronomers as mechanical turks: distributing decision making in real time
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New direction in the development of the observation software framework (BOSS)
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Transiting planet search in the Kepler pipeline
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Adapting a publish-subscribe middleware to a RPC response pattern
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Session 4:
Data Processing Operations
Sunday 27 June 2010
4:00 PM - 5:40 PM
Lessons learned deploying a second generation Observation Control System for Subaru Telescope
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Data handling and control for the European Solar Telescope
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Science data quality assessment for the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope
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LBT data mining leads to increased open shutter time
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An algorithm for the fitting of planet models to Kepler light curves
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Session PS:
Sunday Poster Session
Sunday 27 June 2010
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Authors should be prepared to display their poster at morning coffee break. Posters for this conference will be on display in the Grand Exhibit Hall on Sunday. The interactive poster session with authors in attendance will be Sunday evening from 6:00 to 7:30 pm. Posters can remain displayed for extended viewing until 9:00 pm. Authors should return to remove their posters after 8:30 pm. Posters left displayed will be considered unwanted and will be discarded.
Development of an analysis framework for HSC and Belle II
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The MOSFIRE desktop: a highly customizable, GUI-building user interface for the MOSFIRE instrument
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Experience with a new approach for instrument software at Gemini
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New architectures support for ALMA common software: lessons learned
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Photometer performance assessment in Kepler science data processing
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Presearch data conditioning in the Kepler Science Operations Center pipeline
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Design of modular C++ observatory control system: from observatories to laboratories and back
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Pixel-level calibration in the Kepler Science Operations Center pipeline
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JCMT Telescope Control System upgrades for SCUBA-2
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A framework for propagation of uncertainties in the Kepler data analysis pipeline
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Using ICE to provide a multi-platform interface to the Teledyne SIDECAR ASIC
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SPHERE data reduction software: first insights into data reduction software development for next-generation instruments
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Photometric analysis in the Kepler Science Operations Center pipeline
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High performance graphical data trending in a distributed system
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A simple way to build an ANSI-C like compiler from scratch and embed it on the instrument's software
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A methodological proposal for the development of an HPC-based antenna array scheduler
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Choosing a control system for CCAT
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Progress in cancellable multi-threaded control software
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A solution for remote-upgrading field controllers based on FPGA Cyclone 2C35
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A virtual reality environment for telescope operation
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Middleware design and implementation for LSST
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The research on direct drives control system in the large aperture telescope
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The PANIC software system
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Practical considerations for pointing a binocular telescope
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A high efficient and fast kNN algorithm based on CUDA
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The Blanco Telescope TCS upgrade
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A prototype of Hyper Suprime-Cam data analysis system
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GPU vs. CPU Realtime Linux-based adaptive optics systems for LINC-NIRVANA
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Instrument-specific features within the observation preparation software for LINC-NIRVANA
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Research of remote control for Chinese Antarctica Telescope based on iridium satellite communication
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Comparison of several algorithms for celestial object classification
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Design and realization of the IP control core in field controllers for LAMOST spectroscopes
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Approaches for photometric redshift estimation of quasars from SDSS and UKIDSS
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Synchronization of motor controller and PC system clocks
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Producing an LSST data release
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The ATST base: command-action-response in action
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Automated classification of pointed sources
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Support vector machines for quasar selection
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The design of LBT's telemetry source registration
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Design considerations for LBTI observer interface
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A multistrategy control system for field controllers of astronomical instruments
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A simple and effective algorithm for quasar candidate selection
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An automated algorithm for determining photometric redshifts of quasars
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Separating quasars from stars by support vector machines
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Development of an automatic program to count the number of sunspots using Visual C++
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Calibration of LAMOST spectral analysis
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Control, acquisition and quick-look software for infrared spectrometers
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Robustness of LAMOST networked control system
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Research of Large Telescope Control System
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Position measurement of the direct drive motor of Large Aperture Telescope
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A control system for LAMOST CCD cameras
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The primary mirror system control software for the VST
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Telescope information service system of LAMOST
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A code generation framework for the ALMA common software
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The interaction between pointing and active optics on the VISTA telescope
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Towards a new Mercator Observatory Control System
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A high-availability distributed hardware control system using Java
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Zigbee networking technology and its application in Lamost optical fiber positioning and control system
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Realizing software longevity over a system's lifetime
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Instrument control software requirement specification for Extremely Large Telescopes
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Introducing high performance distributed logging service for ACS
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A new control system hardware architecture for the Hobby-Eberly Telescope prime focus instrument package
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Integrating a university team in the ALMA software development process: a successful model for distributed collaborations
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SPHERE instrumentation software in the construction and integration phases
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The TJO-OAdM Robotic Observatory: the scheduler
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UCam: universal camera controller and data acquisition system
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A software framework for telemetry and data logging, MMT Observatory, Arizona, USA
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Software for automated testing and characterization of CCDs for Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST)
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Software for automated run-time determination of calibration values and hardware capabilities in torrent detector control systems
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World coordinate system keywords for FITS files from Lick Observatory
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Re-using the NOCS as a common instrument interface
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Upgrading the Gemini secondary mirror micro-controller
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Effect of noise in image restoration of multi-aperture telescope
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Programmable workflow control with rule check on LAMOST
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Welcome and Introduction
Monday 28 June 2010
8:30 AM - 8:40 AM
Session PL1:
Monday Plenary Session
Monday 28 June 2010
8:40 AM - 9:40 AM
Unknowns and unknown unknowns: from dark sky to dark matter and dark energy (Plenary Presentation)
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Optical synoptic telescopes: new science frontiers (Plenary Presentation)
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Session 5:
VO/Archive
Monday 28 June 2010
10:10 AM - 12:20 PM
Building archives in the virtual observatory era (Invited Paper)
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Shannon sampling and nonlinear dynamics on graphs for representation, regularization and visualization of complex data
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The Kepler DB: a database management system for arrays, sparse arrays, and binary data
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The WIYN ODI instrument software configuration and scripting
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Discovery Channel Telescope software key technologies
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Future management needs of a "software-driven" science community
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Session 6:
Cyberinfrastructure I
Monday 28 June 2010
1:40 PM - 3:20 PM
An observation execution system for next-generation large telescopes
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Software architecture of the Magdalena Ridge Observatory Interferometer
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Designing a high-availability cluster for the Subaru Telescope second generation observation control system
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Evolution of the VLT instrument control system toward industry standards
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Operating a global network of autonomous observatories
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Session 7:
Common Services/Reuse
Monday 28 June 2010
3:50 PM - 5:30 PM
Achieving reusability in KMOS instrument software through design patterns
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Reusing the VLT control system on the VISTA Telescope
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Evaluating and evolving common services framework for use at W. M. Keck Observatory
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Integration of SCUBA-2 within the JCMT Observatory Control System
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Commensal observing with the Allen Telescope array: software command and control
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Session PL2:
Tuesday Plenary Session I
Tuesday 29 June 2010
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
ELTs science vision (Plenary Presentation)
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Tuesday Plenary Session II
Tuesday 29 June 2010
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
The ESA Herschel Space Observatory: first year achievements and early science results (Plenary Presentation)
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Session 8:
Web 2.0/User Interfaces
Tuesday 29 June 2010
2:00 PM - 3:40 PM
Writing Web 2.0 applications for science archives
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Build great web search applications quickly with Solr and Blacklight
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Graphical user interfaces of the dark energy survey
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User interface software development for the WIYN One Degree Imager (ODI)
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The use of Flex as a viable toolkit for astronomy software applications
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Session 9:
Lightning Talks
Tuesday 29 June 2010
4:10 PM - 5:50 PM

Lightning talks are short (less than 5 minute) interest-driven talks where you can ask questions to the audience, present a new idea or insight, share an untested hypothesis, or just communicate lessons learned or other things you've found useful in your work. Simply show up and present your proposal and be prepared to give your brief presentation if selected.

You are encouraged to visit http://perl.plover.com/lt/osc2003/lightning-talks.html for examples of past sessions.
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Session 10:
Pipelines/Kepler
Wednesday 30 June 2010
8:30 AM - 10:10 AM
An open source application framework for astronomical imaging pipelines
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Automated calibration and imaging with the Allen Telescope Array
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Kepler Science Operations Center pipeline framework
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The Kepler Science Operations Center pipeline framework extensions
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Data validation in the Kepler Science Operations Center pipeline
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Session 11:
Kepler Session
Wednesday 30 June 2010
10:40 AM - 12:30 PM
Kepler Science Operations Center architecture (Invited Paper)
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Semi-weekly monitoring of the performance and attitude of Kepler using a sparse set of targets
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Focal plane geometry characterization of the Kepler Mission
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Selecting pixels for Kepler downlink
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Kepler Mission's focal plane characterization models implementation
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Session 12:
Cyberinfrastructure II
Wednesday 30 June 2010
1:40 PM - 3:10 PM
The application of cloud computing to the creation of image mosaics and management of their provenance (Invited Paper)
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EVALSO: a high-bandwidth communication infrastructure to efficiently connect the ESO Paranal and the Cerro Armazones Observatories to Europe
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File-storage cyberinfrastructure for large-scale projects: years before first-light
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CANFAR: the Canadian Advanced Network for Astronomical Research
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Session 13:
Current Project Overviews
Wednesday 30 June 2010
3:40 PM - 5:40 PM
The Australian SKA Pathfinder (ASKAP) software architecture
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The DECam data acquisition and control system
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ALMA software management and deployment
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Discovery Channel Telescope software development overview
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The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope data management overview
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The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope data challenges
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