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IAU Commission on Astroinformatics and Astrostatistics

Formalized in 2015 from the earlier Working Group, Commission B.3 of the International Astronomical Union is devoted to promoting the use of modern computational and statistical techniques in astronomical research.
2012-15 Working Group
During 2012-15, the IAU Working Group in Astrostatistics and Astroinformatics organized three conferences and promoted methodology within the International Astronomical Union
IAU Working Group on Time Domain Astronomy
The IAU WGTDA was inaugurated in 2015 to coordinate international interest on the many varied research activities concerning variable celestial objects: variable and binary stars, exoplanets, accreting bodies such as X-ray binaries and quasars, supernovae, and so forth. Multi-epoch surveys at radio, visible and high energy wavebands are involved.