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Software and methodology at AAS 225th meeting

The large semi-annual American Astronomical Society meeting has a wide range of workshops and presentations relating to statistics, informatics, and software for astronomical research. These are listed by the Astrophysics Source Code Library at
When 03 January 2015 10:35 PM to
08 January 2015 10:35 PM
Where Seattle WA US
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The AAS’s Working Group on Astronomical Software (WGAS) has invited the ASCL to form a Special Interest Group (SIG) on software publication.  The inaugural meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 6, from 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM in 615 in the Convention Center. This is immediately after the Licensing Astrophysics Codes: What You Need to Know special session that is from 2:00-3:30 in that same room.

AAS 225 programs include: 

Software Carpentry Bootcamp

Astropy Tutorial

SciCoder@AAS: Intro to Databases for Astronomers


Collaborating Online with GitHub and Other Tools

Licensing Astrophysics Codes: What You Need to Know

Catalogs, Surveys, and Computation

Astroinformatics and Astrostatistics in Astronomical Research: Steps Towards Better Curricula

The SKA Telescope: Global Project, Revolutionary Science, Extreme Computing Challenges

Catalogs/Surveys/Computation – UVOIR

Computation, Data Handling and Other Matters 

Hack Day

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