Title: Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems XII
Volume: 295 Year: 2003 View this Volume on ADS
Editors: Payne, H. E.; Jedrzejewski, R. I.; Hook, R. N.
ISBN: 1-58381-142-7 eISBN: 978-1-58381-630-1

Paper Title Page Authors
Part 1. Virtual Observatory Technologies   
Rapid Development for Distributed Computing, with Implications for the Virtual Observatory 3 Noble, M. S.
eSTAR: Building an Observational GRID 13 Allan, A.; Naylor, N.; Steele, I.; Carter, D.; Etherton, J.; Mottram, C.
Astrocomp: A Web Portal for High Performance Computing on a Grid of Supercomputers 17 di Matteo, P.; Capuzzo Dolcetta, R.; Miocchi, P.; Antonuccio-Delogu, V.; Becciani, U.; Costa, A.; Rosato, V.
Architecture for All-Sky Browsing of Astronomical Datasets 21 Jacob, J. C.; Block, G.; Curkendall, D. W.
Scoping the UK's Virtual Observatory: AstroGrid's Key Science Drivers 25 Walton, N. A.; Lawrence, A.; Linde, A. E.
Part 2. Virtual Observatory Interoperability   
SkyQuery -- A Prototype Distributed Query Web Service for the Virtual Observatory 31 Budavári, T.; Malik, T.; Szalay, A. S.; Thakar, A. R.; Gray, J.
Why Indexing the Sky is Desirable 35 Ortiz, P. F.
A New Way of Joining Source Catalogs using a Relational Database Management System 39 Page, C. G.
A Bit of GLUe for the VO: Aladin Experience 43 Fernique, P.; Schaaff, A.; Bonnarel, F.; Boch, T.
Interoperability of ESA Science Archives 47 Arviset, C.; Dowson, J.; Hernández, J.; Osuna, P.; Venet, A.
Federating Catalogs and Interfacing Them with Archives: A VO Prototype 51 Mink, D. J.; Kurtz, M. J.
Toward an AVO Interoperability Prototype 55 Allen, M. G.; Genova, F.; Ochsenbein, F.; Derriere, S.; Arviset, C.; Didelon, P.; Dolensky, M.; Garrington, S. T.; Mann, R. G.; Micol, A.; Richards, A. M. S.; Rixon, G. T.; Wicenec, A.
Part 3. Virtual Observatory and Archives   
Small Theory Data in the Virtual Observatory 61 McDowell, J. C.
National Virtual Observatory Efforts at SAO 65 Cresitello-Dittmar, M.; Deponte, J.; Evans, I.; Harris, M.; Lowe, S.; McDowell, J. C.; Noble, M. S.
Metadata for the VO: The Case of UCDs 69 Derriere, S.; Ochsenbein, F.; Boch, T.; Rixon, G. T.
Russian and fSU Resources to be Integrated in the IVO 73 Kilpio, A.; Dluzhnevskaya, O.; Malkov, O.; Kilpio, E.; Kovaleva, D.; Kaigorodov, P.; Sat, L.
The MAST Pointings Tables Project 77 Levay, K.; Padovani, P.; Thompson, R.; Donahue, M. E.; Corbin, M.
The AXAF (Chandra) Guide and Acquisition Star Catalog V1.5 (AGASC 1.5) 81 Schmidt, D.; Green, P.
SkyDOT: A Publicly Accessible Variability Database, Containing Multiple Sky Surveys and Real-Time Data 85 Starr, D.; Wozniak, P.; Vestrand, W. T.
OASIS: A Data Fusion System Optimized for Access to Distributed Archives 89 Good, J. C.; Kong, M.; Berriman, G. B.
Digital Access to Aero- and Astrophotographic Archives 93 de Cuyper, J.-P.; van Dessel, E.; Pauwels, T.; Vanommeslaeghe, J.; Prils, H.; de Decker, G.; Pierre, O.; Lavreau, J.; Fernandez, M.; Tran, T.; Sterken, C.; David, M.; Schots, M.; Daelemans, G.
Construction of the Japanese Virtual Observatory (JVO) 96 Mizumoto, Y.; Ohishi, M.; Yasuda, N.; Shirasaki, Y.; Tanaka, M.; Masunaga, Y.; Miura, K.; Monzen, H.; Kawarai, K.; Ishihara, Y.; Yamaguchi, Y.; Yanaka, H.
The NOAO Science Archive, Version 2.0 100 Seaman, R.; Zárate, N.; Lauer, T.; Warner, P. B.
Part 4. Sky Surveys   
The XMM-Newton Serendipitous Sky Survey 107 Watson, M. G.
The ISOCAM Parallel Mode Survey 117 Ott, S.; Siebenmorgen, R.; Schartel, N.; Vo, T.
Photometric and Astrometric Calibration of the Southern H-alpha Sky Survey Atlas 121 McCullough, P. R.
Part 5. Telescopes and Observatory Operations   
Conceptual Design for the Square Kilometer Array 125 Ekers, R. D.
Adaptive Optics at the VLT: NAOS-CONICA 135 Lidman, C.
The Subaru Telescope Software Trinity System 142 Ogasawara, R.; Kosugi, G.; Takata, T.; Noumaru, J.; Sasaki, T.; Chikada, Y.; Mizumoto, Y.; Yagi, M.; Yasuda, N.; Ichikawa, S.; Yoshida, M.; Kawarai, K.; Ishihara, Y.; Kawai, A.
Science Goal Driven Observing 152 Koratkar, A.; Grosvenor, S.; Jones, J.; Wolf, K.
The Digital Zenith Camera TZK2-D - A Modern High-Precision Geodetic Instrument for Automatic Geographic Positioning in Real-Time 156 Hirt, C.
SIRTF Web Based Tools for QA and Instrument Performance Monitoring 160 Narron, W.; Bregman, I.; White, J. H.; Moshir, M.
Monitoring the Chandra X-ray Observatory via the Wireless Internet 162 Spitzbart, B. D.; Wolk, S. J.; Cameron, R. A.
COSMOS-3: The Third Generation Telescope Control Software System of Nobeyama Radio Observatory 166 Morita, K.-I.; Nakai, M.; Takahashi, T.; Miyazawa, K.; Ohishi, M.; Tsutsumi, T.; Takakuwa, S.; Ohta, H.; Yanagisawa, K.
Remote Observing on the Keck Telescopes 170 Shopbell, P. L.; Kibrick, R. I.; Allen, S. L.; Hayes, B.
Chandra Monitoring, Trending, and Response 174 Wolk, S. J.; Spitzbart, B. D.; Isobe, T.
Part 6. Calibration   
Uncertainty Estimation and Propagation in SIRTF Pipelines 181 Moshir, M.; Fowler, J. W.; Henderson, D.
Generalized Self-Calibration for Space VLBI Image Reconstruction 191 Likhachev, S.
Calibration of BIMA Data in AIPS++ 195 Goscha, D.; Mehringer, D.; Plante, R.; Sarma, A.
Self-calibration for the SIRTF GOODS Legacy Project 199 Grumm, D. M.; Casertano, S.
Calibration of COS data at STScI 203 Hodge, P. E.
Part 7. Data Management and Pipelines   
Data Management for the VO 209 Dowler, P. D.
Data Organization in the SDSS Data Release 1 217 Thakar, A. R.; Szalay, A. S.; Vandenberg, J. V.; Gray, J.; Stoughton, A. S.
HDX Data Model: FITS, NDF and XML Implementation 221 Giaretta, D.; Taylor, M.; Draper, P.; Gray, N.; McIlwrath, B.
The Raptor Real-Time Processing Architecture 225 Galassi, M.; Starr, D.; Wozniak, P.; Brozdin, K.
Image Reduction Pipeline for the Detection of Variable Sources in Highly Crowded Fields 229 Gössl, C. A.; Riffeser, A.
Status of the BIMA Image Pipeline 233 Mehringer, D.; Plante, R.
ORAC-DR: One Pipeline for Multiple Telescopes 237 Cavanagh, B.; Hirst, P.; Jenness, T.; Economou, F.; Currie, M. J.; Todd, S.; Ryder, S. D.
CalFUSE v2.2: An Improved Data Calibration Pipeline for the Far Ultraviolet Spectroscopic Explorer (FUSE) 241 Dixon, W. V.; Sahnow, D. J.
The Next Step for the FUSE Calibration Pipeline 245 Sahnow, D. J.; Dixon, W. V.
Middle Tier Services Accessing the Chandra X-Ray Center Data Archive 249 Patz, A.; Harbo, P.; Moran, J.; van Stone, D.; Zografou, P.
The Automated Data Processing Pipeline for SIRTF IRS 253 Fang, F.; Li, J.; Narron, W.; Waterson, C.; Khan, I.; Lee, W. P.; Fowler, J. W.; Laher, R.; Moshir, M.
An Automatic Image Reduction Pipeline for the Advanced Camera for Surveys 257 Blakeslee, J. P.; Anderson, K. R.; Meurer, G. R.; Benítez, N.; Magee, D.
OPUS: A CORBA Pipeline for Java, Python, and Perl Applications 261 Miller, W. W., III; Sontag, C.; Rose, J. F.
The COBRA/CARMA Correlator Data Processing System 265 Scott, S. L.; Hobbs, R.; Beard, A.; Daniel, P.; Mehringer, D.; Plante, R.; Kraybill, J. C.; Wright, M.; Leitch, E.; Amarnath, N. S.; Pound, M. W.; Rauch, K. P.; Teuben, P. J.
CARMA Data Storage, Archiving, Pipeline Processing, and the Quest for a Data Format 269 Plante, R.; Pound, M. W.; Mehringer, D.; Scott, S. L.; Beard, A.; Daniel, P.; Hobbs, R.; Kraybill, J. C.; Wright, M.; Leitch, E.; Amarnath, N. S.; Rauch, K. P.; Teuben, P. J.
Part 8. Database Systems   
Optimizing the Performance of ISO and XMM-Newton Data Archives 275 Hernández, J.; Arviset, C.; Dowson, J.; Osuna, P.; Venet, A.
ANDES: NOAO's Observatory Database System 279 Gasson, D.; Bell, D.; Hartman, M.
Chandra Data Archive Download and Usage Database 283 Blecksmith, E.; Paltani, S.; Rots, A.; Winkelman, S.
Autojoin: A Simple Rule Based Query Service for Complex Databases 287 Gaffney, N. I.; Gardner, L.; Brandt, M.
The XMM-Newton SSC Database: Taking Advantage of a Full Object Data Model 291 Michel, L.; Motch, C.; Page, C. G.; Watson, M. G.
Representations of DEIMOS Data Structures in FITS 295 Allen, S. L.; Clarke, D. A.; Kibrick, R. I.
The SuperMacho+SuperNova Survey Database Design: Supporting Time Domain Analysis of GB to TB Astronomical Datasets 299 Hiriart, R.; Smith, C.; Becker, A.; Stubbs, C.; Rest, A.; Miknaitis, G.; Prochter, G.
Part 9. Web Services and Publications   
A Web-based Tool for SDSS and 2MASS Database Searches 305 Hendrickson, M. A.; Uomoto, A.; Golimowski, D. A.
ADS Web Services for the Discovery and Linking of Bibliographic Records 309 Accomazzi, A.; Eichhorn, G.; Grant, C. S.; Kurtz, M. J.; Murray, S. S.
Web Services in AIPS++ 313 Waters, B.; Benson, J.; Cornwell, T.; Ye, J.; Douthit, M.
Turning Besançon Observatory On-line Facilities into the VO: Galactic Model Simulation, Binary Star, Molecular Collisional and TNO Databases 317 Debray, B.; Dubernet-Tuckey, M.-L.; Grosjean, A.; Oblak, E.; Petit, J.-M.; Reylé, C.; Robin, A. C.
Manuscript Preparation, Submission and Features of the Electronic IBVS 321 Holl, A.
Web Services and Their Use in Starlink Software 325 Taylor, M.; Platon, R.; Chipperfield, A.; Draper, P.; McIlwrath, B.; Giaretta, D.
A Collaborative Extension to the Solar Web Tool 328 Linsolas, R.; Isabelle, S.; Legay, E.
ADASS XII Meeting Web Site 332 Liou, C.; Hulbert, S.
Part 10. Enabling Technologies   
Mirage: A Tool for Interactive Pattern Recognition from Multimedia Data 339 Ho, T. K.
Montage: An On-Demand Image Mosaic Service for the NVO 343 Berriman, G. B.; Good, J. C.; Curkendall, D. W.; Jacob, J. C.; Katz, D. S.; Prince, T. A.; Williams, R.
Efficient Distribution of Computational Load on a Beowulf-Like Cluster 347 Fini, L.; Carbillet, M.
Mac OS X for Astronomy 351 Pierfederici, F.; Pirzkal, N.; Hook, R. N.
The Fasti Project 355 Baffa, C.; Biliotti, V.; Checcucci, A.; Gennari, S.; Giani, E.; Lisi, F.; Gavrioussev, V.; Sozzi, M.; Marcucci, G.
Part 11. Outreach and Education   
AstroVirgil: A Chandra Data Analysis Tool for the General Public 361 McDonald, S.; Buddha, S.
NBodyLab: A Testbed for Undergraduates Utilizing a Web Interface to NEMO and MD-GRAPE2 Hardware 365 Johnson, V. L.; Teuben, P. J.; Penprase, B. E.
Astronomical Web Sites 369 Ferro, A. J.
Teaching Scientific Computing with N-Body Simulations 370 Johnson, V. L.; Teuben, P. J.
Part 12. Software Development and Testing   
Source Code Management and Software Distribution using Open Source Technologies 373 Bly, M. J.; Allan, A.; Jenness, T.
CARMA Software Development 377 Pound, M. W.; Amarnath, N. S.; Rauch, K. P.; Teuben, P. J.; Scott, S. L.; Hobbs, R.; Beard, A.; Daniel, P.; Mehringer, D.; Plante, R.; Kraybill, J. C.; Wright, M.; Leitch, E.
Refactoring DIRT 381 Amarnath, N. S.; Pound, M. W.; Wolfire, M. G.
Systems Integration Testing of OPUS and the new DADS 385 Sherbert, L. E.; Nagel, L.
Part 13. Algorithms   
Pointing Refinement of SIRTF Images 391 Masci, F.; Makovoz, D.; Moshir, M.; Shupe, D.; Fowler, J. W.
A Theoretical Photometric and Astrometric Performance Model for Point Spread Function CCD Stellar Photometry 395 Mighell, K. J.
Adaptive Optics Software on the CfAO Web Page 399 Quirrenbach, A.; Junkkarinen, V.; Köhler, R.
Representations of Spectral Coordinates in FITS 403 Greisen, E. G.; Valdes, F. G.; Calabretta, M. R.; Allen, S. L.
Restoration of Digitized Astronomical Plates with the Pixon Method 407 Hiltner, P. R.; Kroll, P.; Nestler, R.; Franke, K.-H.
Desmearing Solar System Objects in Chandra Data 411 Hain, R.; McDowell, J. C.; Rots, A.; Glotfelty, K.; Wolk, S. J.
Merging of Spectral Orders from Fiber Echelle Spectrographs 415 škoda, P.; Hensberge, H.
Automated Object Classification with ClassX 419 Suchkov, A. A.; Hanisch, R. J.; White, R. L.; Postman, M.; Donahue, M. E.; McGlynn, T. A.; Angelini, L.; Corcoran, M. F.; Drake, S. A.; Pence, W. D.; White, N.; Winter, E. L.; Genova, F.; Ochsenbein, F.; Fernique, P.; Derriere, S.
FLY: a Tree Code for Adaptive Mesh Refinement 423 Becciani, U.; Antonuccio-Delogu, V.; Costa, A.; Ferro, D.
Novel Approaches to Semi-supervised and Unsupervised Learning 427 Bazell, D.; Miller, D. J.; Borne, K.
Predictive Mining of Time Series Data in Astronomy 431 Perlman, E.; Java, A.
Undistorting FUSE Using Wavelets 435 Barrett, P.
Projecting 3-D Simulations Into Pseudo Observations 439 Antunes, A.; Wallin, J.
Part 14. Data Analysis Software and Systems   
Starlink Software Developments 445 Bly, M. J.; Giaretta, D.; Currie, M. J.; Taylor, M.
The Cosmo.Lab Project: Developing AstroMD, an Object Oriented, Open Source Visualization and Pre-analysis Tool for Astrophysical Data 449 Gheller, C.; Melotti, M.; Calori, L.; Becciani, U.; Ferro, D.
New STScI Data Analysis Applications 453 Hack, W.; Busko, I.; Jedrzejewski, R.
Synchronous Observations by Ground Based Optical and X-ray Space Born Telescopes 457 Pozanenko, A.; Chernenko, A.; Beskin, G.; Plokhotnichenko, V.; Bondar, S.; Rumyantsev, V.
An Interactive Java Plotting Package for Astronomy 461 Zhang, A.; Good, J. C.; Berriman, G. B.
XAssist: A System for the Automation of X-ray Astrophysics Analysis 465 Ptak, A.; Griffiths, R.
Solving for Polarization Leakage in Radio Interferometers Using Unpolarized Source 469 Bhatnagar, S.; Urvashi, R. V.; Nityananda, R.
PacketLib: A C++ Library for Scientific Satellite Telemetry Applications 473 Bulgarelli, A.; Gianotti, F.; Trifoglio, M.
ChaRT: The Chandra Ray Tracer 477 Carter, C.; Karovska, M.; Jerius, D.; Glotfelty, K.; Beikman, S.
AIPS++ Reduction and Analysis of GBT Single-Dish Spectral Data 481 Braatz, J. A.; McMullin, J.; Garwood, R.; Kemball, A.
Spectral Extraction from ACS and VLT Multi-object Spectroscopic Data 485 Pirzkal, N.; Pasquali, A.; Hook, R. N.; Walsh, J.; Albrecht, R.
New Features of SAOImage DS9 489 Joye, W. A.; Mandel, E.