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Data Intensive Astronomy (27th IAU General Assembly)

This triennial gathering of the International Astronomical Union brings astronomers from around the world to discuss and debate the most recent discoveries about the universe. This is the premier meeting of the IAU. The program includes eight IAU Symposia, eighteen Special Sessions, and seven Joint Discussions.
When 20 August 2012 10:20 PM to
31 August 2012 10:20 PM
Where Beijing, CN
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Special Session 15 : Data Intensive Astronomy
Beijing, 28-31 August, 2012


  • Near- and far-future telescopes and survey projects that will produce large-scale data
  • Scientific insights from large-scale observations in broad fields in astronomy
  • Advanced data analyses, such as data mining, in deriving scientific knowledge from large-scale data
  • Data management and data access with and beyond virtual observatories to ensure data-intensive astronomical research
  • Synergy of data-intensive astronomy with other fields, such as mathematics/statistics and informatics
  • Education, Public Outreach and Others


Masatoshi Ohishi (masatoshi.ohishi [at]


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