Title: Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems XIII
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Part 1.
Surveys and Large-Scale Data Management
The ESO Imaging Survey Project: Building a Survey Software System 3 da Costa, L.; Rite, C.; Slijkhuis, R.G.
Palomar-QUEST: A Case Study in Designing Sky Surveys in the VO Era 14 Graham, M.J.; Williams, R.; Djorgovski, S.G.; Mahabal, A.; Baltay, C.; Rabinowitz, D.; Bauer, A.; Snyder, J.; Morgan, N.; Andrews, P.; Szalay, A.S.; Brunner, R.J.; Musser, J.
The LOFAR Global Sky Model: Some Design Challenges 18 Smirnov, O.M.; Noordam, J.E.
Data Archive and Transfer System (DARTS) of ISAS 22 Tamura, T.; Baba, H.; Matsuzaki, K.; Miura, A.; Shinohara, I.; Nagase, F.; Fukushi, M.; Uchida, K.
User Provided Reduced Data, Catalogues and Atlases in the ISO Data Archive 26 Salama, A.; Ortiz, I.; Arviset, C.; Dowson, J.; Garcia-Lario, P.; Gry, C.; Hernandez, J.; Lorente, R.; Matagne, J.; Osuna, P.; Salgado, J.; Verdugo, E.
On the Analysis of Old Objective-Prism Plate Spectra with Modern Systems 30 Rossi, C.; Polcaro, V.F.; Viotti, R.F.; Filippi, A.; Pedicelli, S.; Omizzolo, A.
The Chandra Multiwavelength Project (ChaMP): Optical Data Processing and Catalog Generation 34 Cameron, R.A.; Barkhouse, W.A.; Green, P.J.; Mossman, A.E.; Silverman, J.D.; Wilkes, B.J.
From FITS to SQL - Loading and Publishing the SDSS Data 38 Thakar, A.; Szalay, A.S.; Gray, J.
Adapting the BIMA Image Pipeline for Miriad Using Python 42 Mehringer, D.M.; Plante, R.
Searching for a Cosmic String Through the Graviational Lens Effect: Japanese Virtual Observatory Science Use Case 46 Shirasaki, Y.; Mizumoto, Y.; Ohishi, M.; Yasuda, N.; Tanaka, M.; Honda, S.; Yahagi, H.; Nagashima, M.; Kosugi, G.; Kashikawa, N.; Matsuzaki, E.; Kakimoto, F.; Ogio, S.
Towards a Large Field of View Archive for the European VLBI Network 50 van Langevelde, H.J.; Olnon, F.M.; Verkouter, H.; Kramer, B.; Garrett, M.A.; Szomoru, A.; Parsley, S.M.; Bos, A.
The INTEGRAL Archive System 54 Meharga, M.T.; Binko, P.; Pottschmidt, K.; Beck, M.; Walter, R.; McGlynn, T.
Clustering the Large VizieR Catalogues, the CoCat Experience 58 Ochsenbein, F.; Derriere, S.; Nicaisse, S.; Schaa, A.
HST/ACS Associations: the Next Step after WFPC2 62 Hook, R.; Durand, D.; Simard, L.; Schade, D.; Koekemoer, A.; Corbin, M.; Micol, A.
Distributed Data Storage 66 Withington, J.K.
Increasing the Accessibility of Green Bank Telescope Data 70 O'Neil, K.; Radziwill, N.; Maddalena, R.
The NOAO Pipeline Data Manager 74 Hiriart, R.; Valdes, F.; Pierfederici, F.; Smith, C.; Miller, M.
The D4A Digitiser 77 De Cuyper, J.-P.; Winter, L.; Vanommeslaeghe, J.
Transparent XML Binding using the ALMA Common Software (ACS) Container/Component Framework 81 Sommer, H.; Chiozzi, G.; Fugate, D.; Sekoranja, M.
ALMA Proposal Preparation: Supporting the Novice and the Expert 85 Bridger, A.; Schwarz, J.; Clarke, D.A.; Chavan, A.M.; Sommer, H.; Schilling, M.
The ALMA Prototype Science Pipeline 89 Davis, L.E.; Glendenning, B.E.; Tody, D.
The ALMA Archive: A Centralized System for Information Services 93 Wicenec, A.; Farrow, S.; Gaudet, S.; Hill, N.; Meuss, H.; Stirling, A.
Flexible Storage of Astronomical Data in the ALMA Archive 97 Meuss, H.; Wicenec, A.; Farrow, S.
ALMA On-Line Calibration Software 101 Broguiere, D.; Cosson, F.; Hafok, H.; Lucas, R.; Pardo, J.
Part 2.
Image Restoration
Wavelet-Based Superresolution in Astronomy 107 Willett, R.M.; Jermyn, I.; Nowak, R.D.; Zerubia, J.
Scale Sensitive Deconvolution 117 Bhatnagar, S.; Cornwell, T.J.
SAADA: An Automatic Archival System for Astronomical Data 121 Nguyen, N.H.; Michel, L.; Motch, C.
Using a Reversed Exposure Time Calculator for Querying Uncalibrated Archives 125 Voisin, B.; Micol, A.; OTuairisg, S.; Butler, R.; Golden, A.; Shearer, A.
Adapting ISO and XMM-Newton Archives to Inter-Operability VO Standards 129 Osuna, P.; Arviset, C.; Salgado, J.
Chandra FITS Dictionary 133 Winkelman, S.L.; Rots, A.H.; Michaud, K.; Blecksmith, S.E.
The SuperCOSMOS Science Archive 137 Hambly, N.; Read, M.; Mann, R.; Sutorius, E.; Bond, I.; MacGillivray, H.; Williams, P.; Lawrence, A.
A Comparison of Large All-Sky Catalogs 141 Mink, D.J.; Brown, W.R.; Kurtz, M.J.
High Availability Architecture for the Chandra Data Archive 145 Zografou, P.; Harbo, P.; McCusker, K.J.; Moran, J.; Patz, A.; Ramadurai, P.; Van Stone, D.
A Domino-based Virtual Observatory Service for the HI Parkes All Sky Survey 149 Barnes, D.G.; Stenborg, T.N.
The Optical Monitoring Camera Data Server: Contents and Functionalities 153 Gutierrez, R.; Solano, E.; Domingo, A.; Garcia, J.
The Skysoft Project 157 Baffa, C.; Giani, E.; Checcucci, A.
The Kiso Survey for Ultraviolet-excess Galaxies (KUG) 161 Miyauchi-Isobe, N.; Nakajima, K.; Maehara, H.
Korean Astronomical Data Center Prototype Release 165 Sung, H.-I.; Kim, S.C.; Yim, I.S.; Nam, H.-W.; Kim, B.G.; Kim, J.; Lee, D.-J.
Data Fusion from Diverse Resources for Optical Identification of Radio Sources 169 Zhelenkova, O.P.; Vitkovskij, V.V.
Merging Data from a Collection of Catalogues 173 Ortiz, P.
Open SkyQuery -- VO Compliant Dynamic Federation of Astronomical Archives 177 Budavari, T.; Szalay, A.S.; Gray, J.; O'Mullane, W.; Williams, R.; Thakar, A.; Malik, T.; Yasuda, N.; Mann, R.
Publishing Links to Astronomical Data On-line 181 Accomazzi, A.; Eichhorn, G.
Spectrum and Bandpass Services for the Virtual Observatory 185 Dobos, L.; Budavari, T.; Csabai, I.; Szalay, A.S.
Federating Datasets with Spatial Joins 189 Page, C.G.
ISDC's DAL and DAL3 libraries 193 O'Neel, B.; Beck, M.; Lerusse, L.; Walter, R.; Peachey, J.; Jennings, D.; Paltani, S.
Review of the ASTROVIRTEL Experience at the End of its Three Approved Cycles 197 Micol, A.; Pierfederici, F.; Benvenuti, P.
Build Your Own SkyNode! 201 Purger, N.; Budavari, T.; Szalay, A.S.; Thakar, A.; Csabai, I.
ATLAS - A General Search Service for Complex Data Collections 205 Alexov, A.; Good, J.
WFPC2 Associations Pipeline: Publishing HST archives within VO 209 Durand, D.; Micol, A.; Schade, D.; Simard, L.; Corbin, M.; Hook, R.; Koekemoer, A.; Donahue, M.
Access to Atomic and Molecular Data/Databases in the VO 213 Dubernet, M.L.; Debray, B.; Grosjean, A.; Bruston, M.; Combes, F.; Cornille, M.; Egret, D.; Stehle, C.; Tchang-Brillet, L.; Zeippen, C.
BDB - A Database for All Types of Double Stars 217 Oblak, E.; Debray, B.; Kundera, T.
New Features for Aladin 2.0 221 Boch, T.; Fernique, P.; Bonnarel, F.
PostgreSQL: the Suitable DBMS Solution for Astronomy and Astrophysics 225 Chilingarian, I.; Bartunov, O.; Richter, J.; Sigaev, T.
Electronic Journals as Databases 229 Holl, A.
Information System on Binary Stars 233 Malkov, O.Yu.; Kilpio, E.Yu.; Snegireva, E.; Tuchin, M.
Part 3.
Algorithms & Classification
Promises and Challenges in Automatic Pattern Recognition 239 Ho, T.K.
Multi-Tree Methods for Statistics on Very Large Datasets in Astronomy 249 Gray, A.G.; Moore, A.W.; Nichol, R.C.; Connolly, A.J.; Genovese, C.; Wasserman, L.
Source Detection with Bayesian Inference on ROSAT All-Sky Survey Data Sample 253 Guglielmetti, F.; Voges, W.; Fischer, R.; Boese, G.; Dose, V.
DRACO and the Italian Participation in Virtual Observatory Activities 257 Pasian, F.; Benacchio, L.
Organization of Data Sets in Virtual Observatories 261 Allen, M.G.; Bonnarel, F.; Boch, T.; Fernique, P.; Louys, M.
MMDSL: a Multi-Mission Data Server at LAEFF 265 Solano, E.; Gutierrez, R.; Montesinos, B.; Morales, C.; Garcia, J.
Spectral Data Models for the Virtual Observatory 269 McDowell, J.C.; Lowe, S.; Cresitello-Dittmar, M.; DePonte Evans, J.; Evans, I.; Rots, A.H.; Harris, M.
Resource Metadata for the Virtual Observatory 273 Hanisch, R.; Greene, G.; Linde, A.; Plante, R.; Richards, A.M.S.; Auden, E.; Noddle, K.T.; O'Mullane, W.
Designing a Data Model for the Virtual Observatory 277 Cresitello-Dittmar, M.; DePonte Evans, J.; Evans, I.; Harris, M.; Lowe, S.; McDowell, J.C.; Rots, A.H.
Astronomical Catalogues - Simultaneous Querying and Matching 281 Adorf, H.-M.; Lemson, G.; Voges, W.; Enke, H.; Steinmetz, M.
Searchable Registry for the National Virtual Observatory 285 Greene, G.; O'Mullane, W.; Hanisch, R.; Gaffney, N.
HTM2: Spatial Toolkit for the Virtual Observatory 289 Fekete, G.; Szalay, A.S.; Gray, J.
Astronomical Data Query Language: Simple Query Protocol for the Virtual Observatory 293 Yasuda, N.; Mizumoto, Y.; Ohishi, M.; O'Mullane, W.; Budavari, T.; Haridas, V.; Li, N.; Malik, T.; Szalay, A.S.; Hill, M.; Linde, T.; Mann, B.; Page, C.G.
A Prototype toward Japanese Virtual Observatory (JVO) 296 Ohishi, M.; Mizumoto, Y.; Yasuda, N.; Shirasaki, Y.; Tanaka, M.; Honda, S.; Masunaga, Y.; Miura, K.; Monzen, H.; Kawarai, K.; Ishihara, Y.; Yamaguchi, Y.; Yanaka, H.
VO Enabled Mirage and the IVOA Client Package 300 Carliles, S.; Ho, T.K.; O'Mullane, W.
The AVO Prototype 304 Quinn, P.J.; Allen, M.; Andrews, K.; Boch, T.; Bonnarel, F.; Derriere, S.; Dolensky, M.; Fernique, P.; Hill, M.; Leoni, M.C.; Linde, A.; Micol, A.; Pirenne, B.; Richards, A.M.S.; Schaaff, A.; Tissier, G.; Walton, N.A.; Wicenec, A.
TWiki: A Collaboration Platform for VO Projects 307 Leoni, M.C.; Dolensky, M.; Bentley, R.; Goodwin, T.; Linde, T.
Virtual Solar Inc. 311 Bentley, R.D.; Hill, F.; Hurlburt, N.
UCD in the IVOA Context 315 Derriere, S.; Gray, N.; McDowell, J.C.; Mann, R.; Ochsenbein, F.; Osuna, P.; Preite Martinez, A.; Rixon, G.; Williams, R.
A Data Inventory Service for the Virtual Observatory 319 McGlynn, T.; Lee, J.; Hanisch, R.; Greene, G.; O'Mullane, W.
Proposal for a Quantity-based Data Model in the Virtual Observatory 323 Thomas, B.; Shaya, E.
Web Services and Related Works at CDS 327 Schaaff, A.
The AstroGrid MySpace System 330 Davenhall, A.C.; Qin, C.L.; Noddle, K.T.; Walton, N.A.
A Prototype Publishing Registry for the Virtual Observatory 334 Williamson, R.; Plante, R.
Survey among Spectral Data Providers and Consumers 338 Dolensky, M.; Doug, D.
Locating Virtual Observatory Resources With the Astrogrid Registry 342 Auden, E.; Linde, T.; Noddle, K.T.; Richards, A.M.S.; Walton, N.A.
VOTable JAVA Streaming Writer and Applications 346 Kulkarni, P.; Kembhavi, A.; Kale, S.
VOPlot: A Toolkit for Scientific Discovery using VOTables 350 Kale, S.; Vijayaraman, T.M.; Kembhavi, A.; Krishnan, P.R.; Navelkar, A.; Hegde, H.; Kulkarni, P.; Balaji, K.D.
Data Compression in Astronomy 354 Rountree, J.C.
Part 4.
High Performance Computing
The European Grid Infrastructure EGEE Project 357 Gagliardi, F.
Hyperatlas: A New Framework for Image Federation 364 Williams, R.; Djorgovski, S.G.; Feldmann, M.T.; Jacob, J.
Atlasmaker: A Grid-based Implementation of the Hyperatlas 368 Williams, R.; Djorgovski, S.G.; Feldmann, M.T.; Jacob, J.
Batch Query System with Interactive Local Storage for SDSS and the VO 372 O'Mullane, W.; Gray, J.; Li, N.; Budavari, T.; Nieto-Santisteban, M.A.; Szalay, A.S.
The HERSCHEL/PACS Common Software System as Data Reduction System 376 Wieprecht, E.; Brumfit, J.; Bakker, J.; de Candussio, N.; Guest, S.; Huygen, R.; de Jonge, A.; Matthieu, J.J.; Osterhage, S.; Ott, S.; Siddiqui, H.; Vandenbussche, B.; de Meester, W.; Wetzstein, M.; Wiezorrek, E.; Zaal, P.
Data Reduction Software for the VLT Integral Field Spectrometer SPIFFI 380 Schreiber, J.; Thatte, N.; Eisenhauer, F.; Tecza, M.; Abuter, R.; Horrobin, M.
The ROOT C++ Framework for Astronomy 384 Rohlfs, R.
Pre-processing the INTEGRAL Telemetry 388 Morisset, N.; Contessi, T.; Meharga, M.T.; Beck, M.; Walter, R.
The Common Pipeline Library - A Silver Bullet for Standardising Pipelines? 392 Banse, K.; Ballester, P.; Izzo, C.; Jung, Y.; Lundin, L.K.; McKay, D.J.; Modigliani, A.; Palsa, R.M.; Kiesgen, M.; Sabet, C.
Planck/LFI DPC Software Integration Plan 396 Zacchei, A.; Vuerli, C.; Lama, N.; Pasian, F.
Grid Data Distribution Strategy: Design and Implementation of a Pipeline Oriented Data Management System 400 Lama, N.; Vuerli, C.; Smareglia, R.; Gasparo, F.; Genghini, M.; Pasian, F.
Extending Sherpa Data Analysis with S-Lang 404 Doe, S.; Freeman, P.; Smith, R.; Burke, D.; Siemiginowska, A.
The SLANG/CIAO Synergy: Using S-Lang within CIAO 408 Germain, G.; Milaszewski, R.; McLaughlin, W.; Miller, J.
Developments in the Starlink AST Library - an Intelligent WCS Management System 412 Berry, D.S.
Interoperating GILDAS and MIRIAD 416 Pety, J.; Gueth, F.; Guilloteau, S.; Lucas, R.; Teuben, P.J.; Wright, M.C.H.
Chandra Level 3 Processing: Creating an Automated Source Catalog for Chandra Data 420 Hain, R.; Dobrzycki, A.; Evans, I.; DePonte, J.; Evans, Freeman, P.; Glotfelty, K.; Karovska, M.; McCollough, M.; Primini, F.; Rots, A.H.
Making FITS Available on Dot Net and its Applications 424 Haridas, V.; Budavari, T.; O'Mullane, W.; Szalay, A.S.; Thakar, A.; Conti, A.; Volpicelli, A.; Pence, B.
Preliminary Design of the SCUBA-2 Data Reduction Pipeline 428 Jenness, T.; Economou, F.; Scott, D.; Kelly, B.D.; Holland, W.S.
The INTEGRAL Ground Segment 432 Walter, R.; Aubord, A.; Bartholdi, P.; Beck, M.; Beckmann, V.; Binko, P.; Borkowski, J.; Chernyakova, M.; Contessi, T.; Courvoisier, T.J.-L.; Dubath, P.; Ebisawa, K.; Favre, P.; Gaber, M.; Gotz, D.; Jaffe, T.; Jennings, D.; Kretschmar, P.; Landriu, D.; Lecoeur, I.; Lerusse, L.; Lock, T.; Meharga, M.; Mereghetti, S.; Morisset, N.; Mowlavi, N.; Paltani, S.; Peachey, J.; Pottschmidt, K.; O'Neel, B.; Produit, N.; Rohlfs, R.; Sauvageon, A.; Shaw, S.; Turler, M.; Diehl, R.; Domingo, A.; Goldwurm, A.; Hansson, L.; Schmidt, M.; Westergaard, N.-J.; Winkler, C.
Data Processing at the INTEGRAL Science Data Centre 436 Beck, M.; Aubord, A.; Bartholdi, P.; Beckmann, V.; Binko, P.; Borkowski, J.; Contessi, T.; Courvoisier, T.; Dubath, P.; Ebisawa, K.; Gaber, M.; Gotz, D.; Jaffe, T.; Jennings, D.; Kretschmar, P.; Landriu, D.; Lecoeur, I.; Lerusse, L.; Lock, T.; Meharga, M.T.; Mereghetti, S.; Morisset, N.; Mowlavi, N.; Paltani, S.; Peachey, J.; O'Neel, B.; Produit, N.; Rohlfs, R.; Sauvageon, A.; Shaw, S.; Turler, M.; Walter, R.
From INTEGRAL to Planck: Geneva's Contribution to the LFI Data Processing 440 Turler, M.; Rohlfs, R.; Morisset, N.; Meharga, M.T.; Courvoisier, T.J.-L.; Walter, R.
Automated Reduction and Analysis of Images from Multiple Data Archives 444 OTuairisg, S.; Butler, R.; Golden, A.; Shearer, A.; Voisin, B.; Micol, A.
An IRAF-based Data Reduction and Analysis Pipeline for the xFOSC Family of Instruments 448 Butler, R.
MAXI Software System: Photon Event Database 452 Negoro, H.; Kohama, M.; Mihara, T.; Kuramata, N.; Tomida, H.; Ueno, S.; Katayama, H.; Matsuoka, M.; Serino, Y.; Kawai, N.; Arakuni, T.; Yoshida, A.
LTL - The Little Template Library 456 Gossl, C.A.; Drory, N.; Snigula, J.
Extending ORAC-DR for Offine Processing of ESO, INGRID, and Classic Cam Data 460 Currie, M.J.
Modeling and Developing the Information System for the SuperAGILE Experiment 464 Lazzarotto, F.; Costa, E.; Del Monte, E.; Feroci, M.
The AIPS++ Project 468 McMullin, J.P.; Golap, K.; Myers, S.T.
A Unified Domain Model for Astronomy 472 Lemson, G.; Dowler, P.; Banday, A.J.
The NOAO Mosaic Pipeline Architecture 476 Pierfederici, F.; Valdes, F.; Smith, C.; Hiriart, R.; Miller, M.
Part 5.
Instrument Modeling
Instrument Modelling in Observational Astronomy 481 Ballester, P.; Rosa, M.R.
Software Tools for 3D Spectrography 491 Pecontal-Rousset, A.; Bacon, R.; Copin, Y.; Emsellem, E.; Ferruit, P.; Pecontal, E.
End to End Simulation of the JWST/NIRSpec Instrument 501 Gnata, X.; Ferruit, P.; Pecontal-Rousset, A.
New User Requirements for Astronomical Data Visualization 505 Joye, W.A.; Mandel, E.
Visualizing Data Cubes on the Grid 509 Rixon, G.; Barnes, D.; Beeson, B.; Yu, J.; Ortiz, P.
Shadow Bands Observed During the Total Solar Eclipse of 4 December 2002, by High-Resolution Imaging 513 Gladysz, S.; Redfern, M.; Jones, B.W.
E3D, The Euro3D Visualization Tool 517 Sanchez, S.F.
Part 6.
Surveys, Archives & VO
Astronomical Data Storage and Distribution in the Next Five Years 525 Pirenne, B.
Data Models in the VO: How Do They Make Code Better? 535 Gray, N.; Giaretta, D.L.; Berry, D.S.; Currie, M.J.; Draper, P.; Taylor, M.
VO Access to Complex Data - MERLIN and Other Interferometry Archives 539 Richards, A.M.S.; Allen, M.D.; Garrington, S.T.; Harrison, P.A.; Lamb, P.; Muxlow, T.W.B.; Power, R.; Reynolds, C.; Stirling, A.; Thomasson, P.; Venturi, T.; Winstanley, N.
Generalized Linear Multi-Frequency Imaging in VLBI 543 Likhachev, S.; Ladygin, V.; Guirin, I.
Images Analysis in Asteroid and Satellites Astrometry 547 Lopez Garcia, A.; Morano, J.A.
Representations of Distortions in FITS World Coordinate Systems 551 Calabretta, M.R.; Valdes, F.; Greisen, E.W.; Allen, S.L.
JPEG 2000 Compression for the Downlink and Archiving of Astronomical Data 554 Rountree, J.C.; Webb, B.N.; Marcellin, M.W.
Image Centering with a Maximum Likelihood Estimator: Application to Infrared Astronomical Imaging 558 Gratadour, D.; Mugnier, L.M.; Rouan, D.
Refinements to the Iterative Self-Calibration Program for the SIRTF GOODS Legacy Project 562 Grumm, D.; Casertano, S.
Non-linear Transient Models and Transient Corrections Methods for IR Low-background Photo-detectors 566 Coulais, A.; Malaize, J.; Giovannelli, J.-F.; Rodet, T.; Abergel, A.; Wells, B.; Patrashin, M.; Kaneda, H.; Fouks, B.
XCAT-DB a Public Interface for the SSC XMM-Newton Catalogue 570 Michel, L.; Herent, O.; Motch, C.; Pye, J.; Watson, M.G.
ESA ISO and XMM-Newton Archives Inter-Operability and VO Services 574 Arviset, C.; Osuna, P.; Salgado, J.
AstroCat/CVcat: A catalogue on Cataclysmic Variables Based on a New Framework for Online Interactive Astronomical Databases 578 Euchner, F.; Pollmer, A.; Gansicke, B.T.; Kube, J.; Beuermann, K.
Access to Databases of Atomic and Molecular Data in the VO 582 Dubernet, M.L.; Debray, B.
Part 7.
VO Resources
Resource Registries for the Virtual Observatory 585 Plante, R.; Greene, G.; Hanisch, R.; McGlynn, T.; O'Mullane, W.; Williamson, R.
Compare: A Scaleable and Portable Catalog Cross-Comparison Engine for the NVO 589 Monkewitz, S.; Good, J.
Montage: A Grid Enabled Image Mosaic Service for the National Virtual Observatory 593 Berriman, G.B.; Good, J.C.; Laity, A.C.; Bergou, A.; Jacob, J.; Katz, D.S.; Deelman, E.; Kesselman, C.; Singh, G.; Su, M.-H.; Williams, R.
eSTAR: Astronomers, Agents and when Robotic Telescopes aren't . . . 597 Allan, A.; Naylor, T.; Steele, I.; Carter, D.; Jenness, T.; Economou, F.; Adamson, A.
AstroGrid: Initial Deployment of the UK's Virtual Observatory 601 Walton, N.A.; Lawrence, A.; Linde, T.
The Chandra Bibliography Database 605 Rots, A.H.; Winkelman, S.L.; Paltani, S.; Blecksmith, S.E.; Bright, J.D.
Automated Determination of Stellar Population Parameters in Galaxies Using Active Instance-based Learning 609 Solorio, T.; Fuentes, O.; Terlevich, R.; Terlevich, E.; Bressan, A.
Boxiness Estimation Method with Fourth Order Moments 613 Yagi, M.
Advances in Automated Algorithms For Morphological Classification of Galaxies Based on Shape Features 617 Goderya, S.; Andreasen, J.D.; Philip, N.S.
Genetic Programming and other Fitting Techniques in Galactic Dynamics 621 Teuben, P.J.
Automated Identification of Spectra in Schmidt Plates 625 Diaz, R.; Guichard, J.; Cardona, O.; Altamirano, L.
Determination of Initial Conditions of M81 Triplet Using Evolution Strategies 629 Gomez, J.C.; Athanassoula, L.; Fuentes, O.; Bosma, A.
Age Determination of the Nuclear Stellar Population of Active Galactic Nuclei using Locally Weighted Regression 633 Estrada-Piedra, T.; Torres-Papaqui, J.P.; Terlevich, R.; Fuentes, O.; Terlevich, E.
The CDS Hub 637 Genova, F.; Allen, M.G.; Boch, T.; Bonnarel, F.; Cambresy, L.; Derriere, S.; Dubois, P.; Fernique, P.; Lesteven, S.; Oberto, A.; Ochsenbein, F.; Preite A.; Martinez, Schaaff, A.; Vollmer, B.; Wenger, M.; Louys, M.; Davoust, E.; Jasniewicz, G.
Part 8.
Large-Scale Data Management
The ALMA Software System 643 Schwarz, J.; Sommer, H.; Farris, A.
Gaia: Understanding our Galaxy 653 Luri, X.; Ansari, S.; Torra, J.; Figueras, F.; Jordi, C.; Masana, E.; Llimona, P.
The VLT Data Flow System, a Flexible Science Support Operations Engine 661 Haggouchi, K.; Peron, M.; Ballester, P.; Banse, K.; Canavan, T.; Chavan, M.; Dorigo, D.; Guirao, C.; Izzo, C.; Jung, Y.; Kiesgen, M.; Knudstrup, J.; Kornweibel, N.; Licha, T.; Lundin, L.K.; McKay, D.J.; Mekiffer, G.; Modigliani, A.; Palsa, R.M.; Ricciardi, F.; Sabet, C.; Sogni, F.; Stansfield, A.; Vinther, J.; Zampieri, S.
ImgCutout, an Engine of Instantaneous Astronomical Discovery 666 Nieto-Santisteban, M.A.; Szalay, A.S.; Gray, J.
GAMMS: a Multigrid-AMR Code for Computing Gravitational Fields 670 Gheller, C.; Sartoretto, F.; Guidolin, M.
Distributing Planck Simulations on a Grid Structure 674 Smareglia, R.; Pasian, F.; Vuerli, C.; Zacchei, A.
QLWFPC2: Parallel-Processing Quick-Look WFPC2 Stellar Photometry Based on the Message Passing Interface 678 Mighell, K.J.
Efficient Usage of HPC Horsepower for the LOFAR Telescope 682 Schaaf, Kjeld v.d.
Part 9.
Control System
The GBT Precision Telescope Control System 689 Constantikes, K.
Software Reverse Engineering and Development: the VST TCS Case 697 Schipani, P.; Brescia, M.; Mancini, D.; Marty, L.; Spirito, G.
Using OpenOffice as a Portable Interface to JAVA-Based Applications 701 Comeau, T.; Garrett, B.; Richon, J.; Romelfanger, F.
An Overview of the Large Binocular Telescope Control System 704 Axelrod, T.A.; de La Pena, M.D.
The CARMA Control System 708 Gwon, C.; Beard, A.D.; Daniel, P.; Hobbs, R.; Scott, S.L.; Kraybill, J.C.; Leitch, E.; Mehringer, D.M.; Plante, R.; Amarnath, N.S.; Pound, M.W.; Rauch, K.P.; Teuben, P.J.
The Development Process of the LUCIFER Control Software 712 Jutte, M.; Polsterer, K.; Lehmitz, M.
Survey Definition Tool 716 Folger, M.; Casali, M.M.; Vick, A.
The CARMA Monitor System (CAM) - Transforming Cyclically Collected Telemetry into a Linear Stream 720 Amarnath, N.S.; Scott, S.L.; Kraybill, J.C.; Beard, A.D.; Daniel, P.; Gwon, C.; Hobbs, R.; Leitch, E.; Mehringer, D.M.; Plante, R.; Pound, M.W.; Rauch, K.P.; Teuben, P.J.
The Engineering Measurement System: A Crucial Component of the Precision Telescope Control System at the Green Bank Telescope 724 Marganian, P.; Constantikes, K.; Creager, R.
When the Observer Isn't There: The OMP Feedback System 728 Delorey, K.K.; Jenness, T.; Cavanagh, B.; Economou, F.
The WFCAM Instrument Software 732 Vick, A.; Folger, M.; McLay, S.; Pickup, A.
NEWFIRM Software--System Integration Using OPC 736 Daly, P.N.
Software Tools and Preliminary Design of a Control System for the 40m OAN Radiotelescope 740 de Vicente, P.; Bolano, R.
Web Services in Telescope Interoperability 744 Verkkoniemi, M.; Clasen, J.W.; Sorensen, P.M.
Generic Abstraction of Hardware Control Based on the ALMA Common Software 748 Jeram, B.; Chiozzi, G.; Ibsen, J.; Cirami, R.; Pokorny, M.; Muders, D.; Wischolek, D.
Part 10.
Data Processing Systems
Observer Versus Software Engineer: The Dawn of the Armchair Astronomers 755 Economou, F.; Jenness, T.; Delorey, K.K.; Cavanagh, B.; de Witt, S.; Allan, A.
The XMM-Newton SAS - Distributed Development and Maintenance of a Large Science Analysis System: A Critical Analysis 759 Gabriel, C.; Denby, M.; Fyfe, D.J.; Hoar, J.; Ibarra, A.; Ojero, E.; Osborne, J.; Saxton, R.D.; Lammers, U.; Vacanti, G.
VLT Instruments Pipeline System Overview 764 Jung, Y.; Ballester, P.; Banse, K.; Hummel, W.; Izzo, C.; McKay, D.J.; Kiesgen, M.; Lundin, L.K.; Modigliani, A.; Palsa, R.M.; Sabet, C.
The CARMA Software System 768 Scott, S.L.; Amarnath, N.S.; Beard, A.D.; Daniel, P.; Gwon, C.; Hobbs, R.; Kraybill, J.C.; Leitch, E.; Mehringer, D.M.; Plante, R.; Pound, M.W.; Rauch, K.P.; Teuben, P.J.
New Simulation Software for VLBI Observations 772 Guirin, I.; Likhachev, S.; Chuprikov, A.
Catch the Biggest Ones: Slitless Spectroscopy of Extragalactic Objects 776 Polcaro, V.F.; Viotti, R.F.; Bernabei, S.
Model Based Corrections to Data from Radiation Damaged Detectors 780 Bristow, P.
SIRTF Tools for DIRT 784 Pound, M.W.; Wolfire, M.G.; Amarnath, N.S.
Data Handling for Planck/LFI Ground Tests 788 Maris, M.; Fogliani, S.; Lama, N.; Pasian, F.; Zacchei, A.; Bersanelli, M.; Maino, D.; Leutenegger, P.; Miccolis, M.; Franceschi, E.; Malaspina, M.; Mennella, A.; Salmon, M.
Phasor Algorithms of the SIM Fringe Estimation 792 Pan, X.
Scheduler, a Distributed Batch Controller 796 Nguyen, D.; Edgar, R.; Gaetz, T.; Jerius, D.; Tibbetts, M.
Maintaining Software for Active Missions: a Case Study of Chandra's CTI Problem 800 Masters, J.S.; He, H.; McLaughlin, W.; Glotfelty, K.; Allen, G.
Chandra Long-Term Trending and Prognostication Tools 804 Spitzbart, B.D.; Wolk, S.J.
Evaluation of Methods to Locate Emission Lines From Calibration Lamps in 2D Spectroscopic Data 808 Modigliani, A.; Rosa, M.R.
Efficient Data Mining in the X-ray Sky Background 812 Cunniffe, J.; Meurs, E.J.A.; Golden, A.
Comparison of Echelle Spectra Reduction Packages 816 Skoda, P.; Slechta, M.
The ATST Virtual Instrument Model 820 Wampler, S.; Goodrich, B.
The HST BestRef System - Determining the Proper Calibration Reference Files for an HST Exposure 824 Swam, M.S.; Lubow, S.; Hurt, L.
Demo of numarray, PyFITS, and related software 828 Hsu, J.-C.; Hodge, P.E.
Starlink Software 832 Giaretta, D.L.; Currie, M.J.; Rankin, S.; Draper, P.; Berry, D.S.; Gray, N.; Taylor, M.
Linux BoF 836 Ferro, A.J.