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Astronomical Data Analysis IX (ADA IX)

Start Date: 20 May 2018  / End Date:  22 May 2018
Where: Valencia ES

Held regularly since 2001, the ADA conference series has been focused on algorithms and information extraction from astrophysics data sets. It became a strongly interdisciplinary forum where researchers from diverse fields such as Astronomy, Statist ...
Summer School on Computational Astrophysics

Start Date: 17 May 2018  / End Date:  25 May 2018
Where: Shanghai CN

The Tsung-Dao Lee Institute (TDLI) in Shanghai, China is organising a series of summer or winter schools in the field of nuclear astrophysics. The main goal of the 2018 School is to teach students how to write and use hydrodynamic codes based on fin ...
Symposium on Data Science and Statistics

Start Date: 16 May 2018  / End Date:  19 May 2018
Where: Reston VA USA

2018 Symposium on Data Science and Statistics—the new annual symposium for data scientists, computer scientists, and statisticians who analyze and visualize complex data. SDSS is an exciting partnership between the American Statistical Associatio ...
Python in Astronomy 2018

Start Date: 30 April 2018  / End Date:  04 May 2018
Where: New York NY USA

Organized by the Flatiron Institute's Center for Computational Astrophysics, this workshop focuses on sharing information about state-of-the art Python Astronomy packages, improving interoperability between astronomical Python packages, mentoring ...
XLDB 2018: 11th Extremely Large Databases Conference

Start Date: 30 April 2018  / End Date:  02 May 2018
Where: Stanford CA USA

XLDB events are uniquely targeted gatherings that discuss the real-world challenges, practical considerations, and nuts-and-bolts solutions in the realm of managing and analyzing extreme scale data sets. Attendees include Big Data users from industr ...
Statistical challenges for large-scale structure in the era of LSST

Start Date: 18 April 2018  / End Date:  20 April 2018
Where: Oxford UK

Large-scale structure (LSS) is a powerful cosmological tool, in particular in combination with weak lensing observations. However, a number of statistical, computational and theoretical challenges will be brought about by the unprecedented depth and ...
SIAM Conference on Uncertainty Quantification

Start Date: 16 April 2018  / End Date:  19 April 2018
Where: Garden Grove CA USA

Uncertainty quantification (UQ) is essential for producing informative computational predictions in a wide range of sciences and engineering. The field relies on a broad range of mathematical and statistical foundations, with associated algorithmic ...
GPU-based analytics and data science

Start Date: 03 April 2018  / End Date:  09 April 2018
Where: San Sabastian ES

The EU-funded BigSkyEarth program seeks to improve the computational expertise of astronomical and Earth observational sciences by boosting communication between disciplines and bring new methodologies for Big Data to bear on scientific problems. T ...
Bayes Comp 2018

Start Date: 26 March 2018  / End Date:  28 March 2018
Where: Barcelona ES

Bayes Comp is a biennial conference sponsored by the ISBA section of the same name. The conference and the section both aim to promote original research into computational methods for inference and decision making and to encourage the use of frontie ...
LIGO Open Data Workshop #1

Start Date: 25 March 2018  / End Date:  26 March 2018
Where: Pasadena CA USA

The Advanced Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) has opened the field of gravitational wave astronomy through the direct detection of signals predicted by Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity. Data around these discoverie ...
High Performance Computing in Astronomy and Astrophysics (PDP 2018)

Start Date: 21 March 2018  / End Date:  23 March 2018
Where: Cambridge UK

High Performance Computing is an essential tool in almost all branches of science today. Large scale computations of complex systems of equations that are either intractable with analytic techniques or require an huge amount of time, and the expon ...
SIAM Conference on Parallel Processing for Scientific Computing

Start Date: 07 March 2018  / End Date:  10 March 2018
Where: Tokyo JP

The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics is proud to present the Eighteenth Conference on Parallel Processing for Scientific Computing. This series of conferences has played a key role in promoting parallel scientific computing, algorithms ...
DM-Stat: Statistical Challenges in the Search for Dark Matter

Start Date: 25 February 2018  / End Date:  02 March 2018
Where: Banff CA

The overarching objective of the DM-Stat workshop is to bring expert statisticians in techniques which may help or accelerate the eventual discovery of particle DM, together with leading physicists in areas relevant to the discovery of dark matter a ...
Big Data Science in Astroparticle Research

Start Date: 19 February 2018  / End Date:  21 February 2018
Where: Aachen DE

This is the second Helmholtz Alliance for Astroparticle Physics (HAP) workshop on Big Data, concentrating on applications of deep learning in astroparticle physics challenges. Special interest is on suited architectures and their hyperparameters. To ...
"Applied Statistical Methods in Astronomy: Gaussian Processes and Machine Learning"

Event Date: 10 January 2018 10 January 2018
Where: National Harbor MD USA

This is a Special Session within the 231th meeting of the American Astronomical Society and is sponsored by the AAS Working Group on Astroinformatics and Astrostatistics and the CHASC International Center for Astrostatistics. The goal of this speci ...
StanCon 2018

Start Date: 10 January 2018  / End Date:  12 January 2018
Where: Pacific Grove CA USA

Three days of talks, open discussions, and statistical modeling. Stan is freedom-respecting, open-source software for facilitating statistical inference at the frontiers of applied statistics. Stan provides both a modeling language for specifying c ...
Workshops at AAS meeting #231

Event Date: 07 January 2018 07 January 2018
Where: Washington DC USA

The January 2018 meeting of the American Astronomical Society (Jan 8-12) is preceded by a 1-day series of parallel workshops for professional development. These include: Software Carpentry (Rodolfo Montez, instructor); Hands-on Bayesian Modeling of ...
2017 AGU Fall Meeting

Start Date: 11 December 2017  / End Date:  15 December 2017
Where: New Orleans LA USA

This meeting of the American Geophysical Union with >20,000 attendees has a number of sessions associated with the Earth and Space Sciences Informatics Section. One is a session entitled 'Big Data Approaches for NASA Science Missions'.
Quasi-Monte Carlo & High-Dimensional Sampling Methods for Applied Mathematics (QMC)

Start Date: 11 December 2017  / End Date:  15 December 2017
Where: Durham NC USA

This second workshop in the SAMSI Program on Quasi-Monte Carlo and High-Dimensional Sampling Methods for Applied Mathematics focusses on Monte Carlo sampling methods –an important class of computational algorithms for estimating high dimensional d ...
IEEE BigData 2017

Start Date: 11 December 2017  / End Date:  14 December 2017
Where: Boston MA USA

Big Data is transforming science, engineering, medicine, healthcare, finance, business, and ultimately our society itself. The IEEE Big Data conference series started in 2013 has established itself as the top tier research conference in Big Data. Ov ...