WG1

WG1: Optimisation of database tools in astro- and geophysics contexts

Short description: this group is focused more on the back-end tools providing support for knowledge extraction from large datasets (database management systems, hardware configurations, heterogeneous environments, location of processing of large users’ data-requests, etc).

WG1 Leader: dr. Blagoj Delipetrev (FYR Macedonia)
WG1 Vice-Leader: dr. Robert Ross (Ireland)

WG1&2 Meeting in Prague: toward joint projects and books

Posted by on Jun 2, 2017 in News, WG1, WG2, WG3, WG4, Working Group | Comments Off on WG1&2 Meeting in Prague: toward joint projects and books

WG1&2 Meeting in Prague: toward joint projects and books

BigSkyEarth is organizing a Working Group meeting in Prague, on June 30 & July 1, 2017. The meeting combines presentations on astroinformatics advancements and discussions on joint research projects, books and training material. The first day is shared with the Astroinformatics Symposium at EWASS conference, while the second day is mostly focused on work toward possible joint projects and BigSkyEarth research book and repository of training materials. The meeting agenda and program Friday, June 30, 2017: This day is devoted to talks about...

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Call for Short Term Scientific Missions

Posted by on May 16, 2017 in announcements, News, STSM activities, WG1, WG2, WG3, WG4, Working Group | Comments Off on Call for Short Term Scientific Missions

Call for Short Term Scientific Missions

This is a 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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BigSkyEarth Workshop in Sopron

Posted by on Dec 28, 2016 in News, WG1, WG2, WG3, WG4, Working Group | Comments Off on BigSkyEarth Workshop in Sopron

BigSkyEarth Workshop in Sopron

BigSkyEarth COST Action organizes its second workshop, with the topic “Big Data processing and management concepts for new platforms“, in Sopron, Hungary, on February 23-24, 2017. The workshop participants will discuss the future of Big Data platforms in Earth Observations and astronomy, suggest how to expand their work into larger collaborations and seek potential research partners among the workshop participants (if you wonder, here is why your company should join BigSkyEarth) Workshop Description If we look at future...

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Building collaborations – report from the BigSkyEarth meeting in Helsinki

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Building collaborations – report from the BigSkyEarth meeting in Helsinki

The main topic of the BigSkyEarth meeting in Helsinki on 10-11 October, 2016, at the Finnish Geospatial Research Institute and co-organized by the University of Helsinki, Department of Physics,  was preparation of the ITN proposals and how to boost collaborative work within BigSkyEarth network. The meeting was a success as three trans-disciplinary collaborative groups emerged working on joint proposals: Hyperspectral Imaging; Engaging Mobile Data to Strengthen Disaster Resilience in Europe; Meteor Atmospheric Plasma Light Emission Each group...

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Presentations from the BigSkyEarth conference

Posted by on Nov 2, 2016 in WG1, WG2, WG3, WG4, Working Group | Comments Off on Presentations from the BigSkyEarth conference

Presentations from the BigSkyEarth conference

The BigSkyEarth conference in Sorrento, Italy, addressed the question of how to train a new generation of astronomy and Earth observation scientists in the age of interdisciplinarity driven by big data. Modern data-intensive research requires natural science students trained in software engineering, algorithms, and data mining, data management and visualization. These trends challenge the current paradigm of what constitutes education in astronomy or Earth observation. Big data trends in modern astronomy and Earth observation make those...

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BigSkyEarth Conference – Education in Big Data Era

Posted by on Jul 18, 2016 in WG1, WG2, WG3, WG4, Working Group | Comments Off on BigSkyEarth Conference – Education in Big Data Era

BigSkyEarth Conference – Education in Big Data Era

The BigSkyEarth conference in Sorrento, Italy, on October 24&25, 2016, will address the question of how to train a new generation of astronomy and Earth observation scientists in the age of interdisciplinarity driven by big data.

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WG1 and WG3 Meeting in Bucharest

Posted by on Jun 8, 2016 in WG1, WG3, Working Group | Comments Off on WG1 and WG3 Meeting in Bucharest

WG1 and WG3 Meeting in Bucharest

The WG1&3 Meeting will take place in Bucharest (Romania) on 4-5 July. 2016, at the Faculty of Electronics and Telecommunications and Information Technology. The local organizer is the CEOSpaceTech Research Center.The meeting will coincide with the summer school on quantum optics and quantum imaging, also organized by CEOSpaceTech. We will share some lectures with the school. More information on the venue location and possible accommodation is shown below, together with the registration form. BigSkyEarth will reimburse at least 15 of...

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The fourth call for Short Term Scientific Missions

Posted by on May 16, 2016 in announcements, STSM activities, WG1, WG2, WG3, WG4, Working Group | Comments Off on The fourth call for Short Term Scientific Missions

The fourth call for Short Term Scientific Missions

This is a 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 Brno workshop

Posted by on Apr 25, 2016 in WG1, WG2, WG3, WG4, Working Group | Comments Off on Presentations from the Brno workshop

Presentations from the Brno workshop

The BigSkyEarth workshop in Brno was a success as many new ideas for collaborations emerged from the meeting. Here we publish presentations given at the meeting.

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BigSkyEarth Workshop in Brno

Posted by on Jan 27, 2016 in announcements, WG1, WG2, WG3, WG4, Working Group | Comments Off on BigSkyEarth Workshop in Brno

BigSkyEarth Workshop in Brno

BigSkyEarth COST Action organizes its first workshop, with the topic “Research Matchmaking – Building Bridges Between Disciplines”, in Brno, Czech Republic, on April 14-16, 2016. The workshop participants will have an opportunity to present their research in astroinformatics, geoinformatics, Big Data, data visualization or Big Data outreach, suggest how to expand their work into larger collaborations and seek potential research partners among the workshop participants.

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