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Division B Commission 5 WG Astrostatistics and Astroinformatics

Chair

Eric D. Feigelson

Pennsylvania State University
Astronomy & Astrophysics Dept
525 Davey Lab
University Park PA 16802
United States

Phone: +1 814 865 0162
Fax: +1 814 863 7114
Email 1: edfastropsuedu
Email 2: e5fpsuedu
Organization website: http://www.psu.edu/

Last updated:
January 16, 2013


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Long-term goals -- TO PROMOTE wide and knowledgeable use of known advanced statistical and computational methods in astronomical research TO ENCOURAGE development of new user-friendly algorithms, computational techniques, and statistical methods to address forefront astronomical research problems TO FACILITATE access to advanced software for the visualization, statistical analysis, and computation involving astronomical data TO ORGANIZE multi-disciplinary gatherings in astrostatistics and astroinformatics TO FOSTER collaboration between astrophysicists, statisticians, and information scientists TO PROVIDE educational and professional resources to the several scholarly communities to further the above goals. Short-term goals -- Sponsor IAU Symposium in 2014 `Statistical Cosmology in the 21st Century' Develop Wikipedia pages for topics in astrostatistics and astroinformatics


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Division B Commission 5 Documentation & Astronomical Data

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