Conference Grants

Conference Grants are aimed at supporting PhD students and ECI researchers from Inclusiveness Target Countries to attend international science and technology related conferences not specifically organised by the COST Action.

About Us

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About Us

The BIG SKY EARTH Action aims at boosting the communication within and between astroinformatics and geoinformatics by identifying and clustering relevant common solutions developed within research and industrial environments.

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WGs meeting in Skopje

Posted by on Jun 11, 2018 in announcements, News, WG1, WG2, WG3, WG4, Working Group | Comments Off on WGs meeting in Skopje

WGs meeting in Skopje

BigSkyEarth COST Action organizes its next WGs meeting in Skopje, fYR Macedonia, on July 13-14, 2018, at the Faculty of Computer Science and Enginee¸ring (FCSE), Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje. The meeting aims and facilitating joint research efforts and finalizing the work on BigSkyEarth book. The workshop will be an opportunity to discuss possibilities for the continuation of BigSkyEarth network collaboration after the end of COST funding. The main topic of the meeting is wrapping up the discussion and materials on the...

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The last call for Conference Grant Applications

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The last call for Conference Grant Applications

The is the last call for Conference Grants that are aimed at supporting PhD students and ECI researchers from Participating ITC to attend international science and technology related conferences not specifically organised by the COST Action. WHAT IS BIGSKYEARTH? With the current emergence of Terabyte(TB)- and very soon Petabyte(PB)-scale astronomical and Earth observation systems, the traditional approach to basic functions such as data searching, analytics or visualization are becoming increasingly difficult to handle. Simple database...

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The last call for Short Term Scientific Missions

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The last call for Short Term Scientific Missions

This is the last call for Short Term Scientific Missions (STSM) within BigSkyEarth COST Action. Short Term Scientific Missions (STSM) are exchange visits aimed at supporting individual mobility, strengthening existing networks and fostering collaboration between researchers. A STSM should specifically contribute to the scientific objectives of the COST Action, whilst at the same time allowing those partaking in the missions to learn new techniques, gain access to specific data, instruments and/or methods not available in their own...

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Presentations from the BigSkyEarth workshop

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Presentations from the BigSkyEarth workshop

BigSkyEarth COST Action organized its third workshop, with the topic “Big Data processing in the forthcoming era of ultra-high resolutions“, in Novi Sad, Serbia, on February 26-27, 2018. The workshop participants discussed the challenges that arise with the expansion of remote sensing market using UAVs and with the expansion of astronomical sky surveys and airborne astronomy. Here you can find some of the presentations given at the workshop.     Alison B Lowndes (NVIDIA, UK) “Artificial Intelligence in, arounf &...

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Report from the third edition of the Training School

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The Training School gathered 33 attendees from 17 countries all over Europe for hands-on training on GPU-centric data analytics. The attendants at all levels from both research and industrial backgrounds have once again been the crucial factor in the success of the School. Since the identified challenges are similar in astronomy and Earth Observation, with signal processing, statistics, machine learning, and computer science as the common denominator, the Training School has aimed at boosting the communication within and between disciplines...

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The XXX Canary Islands Winter School of Astrophysics

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The XXX Canary Islands Winter School of Astrophysics

The XXX Canary Islands Winter School of Astrophysics, organized by the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC), focusses on Big Data Analysis in Astronomy. The School, to be held in San Cristobal de La Laguna (Tenerife, Spain) from 4 to 10 November 2018, will admit around 60-70 PhD students and young Post-Docs. In a relaxed environment, the School will give participants the opportunity to learn from world-renowned specialists about the techniques used in Astronomy in the analysis of Big Data. Participants of the Winter School will have the...

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Apply to the BigSkyEarth Training School 2018: GPU-based analytics and data science

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Apply to the BigSkyEarth Training School 2018: GPU-based analytics and data science

BigSkyEarth is organising its 2018 Training School on “GPU-based analytics and data science” to be held at the Vicomtech Research Center, Spain, in April 3-9, 2018. Key practitioners from the astronomy, the Earth observation and the computer science domains will be participating in the School contributing the perspectives of both the academic and the industrial sector. Grants will be made available by the Action for a number of participants. The procedure for applying and for the selection of participants is described below. Objective...

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BigSkyEarth workshop in Novi Sad

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BigSkyEarth workshop in Novi Sad

BigSkyEarth COST Action organizes its third workshop, with the topic “Big Data processing in the forthcoming era of ultra-high resolutions“, in Novi Sad, Serbia, on February 26-27, 2018, at the Faculty of Technical Sciences of the University of Novi Sad. The workshop participants will discuss the challenges that arise with the expansion of remote sensing market using UAVs and with the expansion of astronomical sky surveys and airborne astronomy. The workshop will be an opportunity to seek project collaborations and discuss funding...

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Call for Conference Grant Applications

Posted by on Nov 8, 2017 in announcements, Conference Grants | Comments Off on Call for Conference Grant Applications

Call for Conference Grant Applications

Conference Grants are aimed at supporting PhD students and ECI researchers from Participating ITC to attend international science and technology related conferences not specifically organised by the COST Action. WHAT IS BIGSKYEARTH? With the current emergence of Terabyte(TB)- and very soon Petabyte(PB)-scale astronomical and Earth observation systems, the traditional approach to basic functions such as data searching, analytics or visualization are becoming increasingly difficult to handle. Simple database queries can result now in data...

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WG3&4 Meeting in Bulgaria: working on joint projects and books

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WG3&4 Meeting in Bulgaria: working on joint projects and books

BigSkyEarth is organizing a Working Group meeting in Kamchia, Bulgaria, on October 12 & 13, 2017. The meeting’s main focus will be the work on joint projects and books and online repository. The meeting is hosted by the Institute of Mathematics and Informatics of the Bulgarian Academy of Science. The meeting agenda and program The meeting aims and facilitating joint research efforts and work on a book and online repository of training codes and learning material. The working title is “Big Data in Astro-Geo-Informatics:...

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