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.Astronomy 9

Start Date: 14 November 2017  / End Date:  17 November 2017
Where: Cape Town ZA

Astronomy is driven forward by new technology, and today, software is developing more rapidly than it ever has. How can new technologies help astronomical research, education, and outreach? How can new developments in machine learning, web inter ...
IAU Symp #339: Southern Horizons in Time-Domain Astronomy

Start Date: 13 November 2017  / End Date:  17 November 2017
Where: Stellenbosch ZA

Studies of variability constitute immensely important sources of information about how objects in the cosmos form and evolve. Variability can involve times-scales from a millisecond to a century and beyond, and it can embrace the whole electromagne ...
Astroinformatics 2017

Start Date: 07 November 2017  / End Date:  10 November 2017
Where: Cape Town ZA

Astroinformatics 2017 builds on the successful series of meetings devoted to the growing challenge of scientific exploitation of massive and complex data sets from major observational projects at radio, optical and infrared wavelength, and from asso ...
Astronomical Data Analysis & Software Systems: ADASS XXVII

Start Date: 22 October 2017  / End Date:  26 October 2017
Where: Santiago CL

This annual Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems (ADASS) conference, held in a different location each year, is a forum for astronomers, computer scientists, software engineers, faculty members and students working in areas related to alg ...
10th International Congress on Image and Signal Processing, BioMedical Engineering and Informatics (CISP-BMEI 2017)

Start Date: 14 October 2017  / End Date:  16 October 2017
Where: Shanghai CN

CISP-BMEI 2017 is a premier international forum for scientists and researchers to present the state of the art of multimedia, signal processing, biomedical engineering and informatics. Researchers outside of China’s mainland are encouraged to pro ...
Scientific Method for the 21st Century: A World Beyond p<0.05

Start Date: 11 October 2017  / End Date:  13 October 2017
Where: Bethesda MD USA

The ASA's statement on p-values and statistical significance addressed many incorrect practices in statistical inference. However, while the statement pointed out what not to do, it did not give much guidance on what to do. The 2017 American Statisi ...
XLDB 2017: Extremely Large Databases and Data Management

Start Date: 10 October 2017  / End Date:  12 October 2017
Where: Casino de Royat FR

This is the 10th XLDB conference. 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 i ...
School of Statistics for Astrophysics 2017: Bayesian Methodology

Start Date: 09 October 2017  / End Date:  13 October 2017
Where: Autrans FR

This third session of the School of Statistics for Astrophysics will be devoted to the Bayesian methodology.
High Dimensional Statistics: Theory and Practice

Start Date: 01 October 2017  / End Date:  06 October 2017
Where: Frejus FR

This course, taught in English, presents an introduction and recent advances in high dimensional statistics, with a special emphasis on main concepts of variable selection, nonparametric estimation, supervised and non-supervised classification and m ...
European Conference on Data Analysis 2017

Start Date: 27 September 2017  / End Date:  29 September 2017
Where: Wroclaw PL

This is the 4th European Conference on Data Analysis 2017 (ECDA 2017) organized by several societies on classification and data science. Topics cover a wide range of methods for Big Data, machine learning, clustering and classification, multivariat ...
R Summer School (advanced methods)

Start Date: 25 September 2017  / End Date:  27 September 2017
Where: Vorau AT

The software environment R is not only one of the most important computing environments in statistics, but also in many other areas it became the standard computing tool. Nowadays, R is taught in various courses at universities, or it is used for st ...
CfA Astrostat Day

Event Date: 20 September 2017 20 September 2017
Where: Cambridge MA USA

The Harvard/Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics is hosting a 1-day gathering of CfA researchers who are involved and interested in AstroStatistics and AstroInformatics. The goal is to get together and learn about various research groups who are work ...
Summer school on nonparametric Bayesian methods

Start Date: 11 September 2017  / End Date:  13 September 2017
Where: Leuven BE

This course is designed to provide a basic coverage of Bayesian nonparametric models. This includes the coverage of the basic properties and the computational issues associated with their practical implementation. The emphasis of the course is on th ...
TIARA Summer School on Astrostatistics and Big Data

Start Date: 04 September 2017  / End Date:  08 September 2017
Where: Taipei TW

The aim of this summer school is to provide an expository overview of the emerging field of astrostatistics in the landscape of Big Data. The tentative lecture topics include (but are not limited to) fundamentals of statistics, image processing, tim ...
5th CMM Pucon Symposium: Data Science for Frontier Astronomy, Biology and Medicine

Start Date: 30 August 2017  / End Date:  02 September 2017
Where: Puerto Varas

The Chilean Atacama desert the host of more than 70% of the optical telescope collecting area in the world and will be the source of petabytes of data streaming from it. The sensing, transmission, processing, analysis, storage and archiving of the ...
Astro Hack Week

Start Date: 28 August 2017  / End Date:  01 September 2017
Where: UW Seattle

Astro Hack Week is a mixture of data analysis summer school and unconference-enabled collaborative research. There are no formal prerequisites. Participants will learn the theoretical foundation of, and practical knowledge in, statistical and machin ...
La Serena School for Data Science: Applied Tools for Data-driven Sciences

Start Date: 21 August 2017  / End Date:  29 August 2017
Where: La Serena CL

The LA SERENA SCHOOL FOR DATA SCIENCE: Applied Tools for Data-driven Sciences is an intensive week of interdisciplinary lectures focused on applied tools for handling big astronomical data. Participants will be instructed in how astronomical data ar ...
Advances in Bayesian Astrostatistics: Applications to High-Energy Astrophysics

Event Date: 21 August 2017 21 August 2017
Where: Sun Valley ID USA

This is a special session at the 16th meeting of the High Energy Astrophysics Division of the American Astronomical Society. Speakers are David van Dyk (Imperial College London), Xiao-Li Meng (Harvard University), Keith Arnaud (NASA/CRESST), Danie ...
Cosmostatistics Initiative Residence Program #4

Start Date: 20 August 2017  / End Date:  27 August 2017
Where: Clermont Ferrand FR

The Cosmostatistics Initiative (COIN), an international group built under the auspices of the International Astrostatistics Association (IAA), aims to create an interdisciplinary environment where collaborations between astronomers, statisticians ...
2017 Numerical Integration Methods in Planetary Science

Start Date: 13 August 2017  / End Date:  16 August 2017
Where: Toronto CA

This is a meeting to discuss the current state, recent advances, and unsolved problems related to numerical integrations of planetary systems in general, symplectic integrators, hardware acceleration and software tools. The idea is to have a relativ ...