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Grid-Based Galaxy Morphology Analysis for the National Virtual Observatory

Ewa Deelman, James Annis, Vijay Sekhri, Tamas Budavari, Maria Nieto-Santisteban, William O'Mullane, David Bohlender, Tom McGlynn, Arnold Rots, Olga Pevunova, Raymond Plante, Carl Kesselman (+6 others)
2003 Proceedings of the 2003 ACM/IEEE conference on Supercomputing - SC '03  
As part of the development of the National Virtual Observatory (NVO), a Data Grid for astronomy, we have developed a prototype science application to explore the dynamical history of galaxy clusters by  ...  analyzing the galaxies' morphologies.  ...  Science Archive at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, the NASA High Energy Science Archive, and the NASA Infrared Processing and Analysis Center.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1048935.1050197 dblp:conf/sc/DeelmanPKSSGHGVASBNOBMRP03 fatcat:qadcnn2mojgfdnqbv3yhcfplsy

The Brazilian Virtual Observatory - A New Paradigm for Astronomy

R. Carvalho
2010 Journal of Computational Interdisciplinary Sciences  
We present an overview of current and future Brazilian contributions to an emerging paradigm in astronomy, the Virtual Observatory (VO).  ...  The VO is a response to the astronomical community's demands for improved and homogenized access to these data, combined with the tools to manipulate and explore them.  ...  These data are now being federated in a global data grid under the umbrella of the Virtual Observatory (VO).  ... 
doi:10.6062/jcis.2010.01.03.0022 fatcat:wsakyvdypvcmvg2cjjt6mjwoji

Data Driven Discovery in Astrophysics [article]

G. Longo, M. Brescia, S.G. Djorgovski, S. Cavuoti, C. Donalek
2014 arXiv   pre-print
Most of the large archives are connected through the Virtual Observatory framework, that provides interoperability standards and services, and effectively constitutes a global data grid of astronomy.  ...  Telescopes and observatories from both ground and space, covering a full range of wavelengths, feed the data via processing pipelines into dedicated archives, where they can be accessed for scientific  ...  We thank numerous colleagues for useful discussions and collaborations over the years, and in particular to M. Graham, A. Mahabal, A. Drake, K. Polsterer, M. Turmon, G. Riccio, D.  ... 
arXiv:1410.5631v2 fatcat:2ssval6hevezdhclx2hgmamv6y

Panchromatic Mining for Quasars: An NVO Keystone Science Application [article]

Robert J. Brunner (Palomar Observatory, California Institute of Technology)
2001 arXiv   pre-print
This project, in addition to serving as an important scientific driver for virtual observatory technologies, is designed to a) characterize the multi-wavelength nature of known active galaxies and quasars  ...  In this invited proceeding, we will address a particular scientific application - Panchromatic Mining for Quasars - of the forthcoming virtual observatories, which have arisen in an effort to control the  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We are grateful to all of our collaborators from around the world who share our vision, in particular the other members of the Digital Sky project.  ... 
arXiv:astro-ph/0108380v1 fatcat:l2ir3toae5dnrop5xalwcxacvy

The World-Wide Telescope

A. Szalay
2001 Science  
Bob: I thought all the fuss about quantum computing was about engineering-but that sounds like something you'd read in Science. Alice: Nah, they'd never publish something like this.  ...  The Virtual Observatory data also provide a wonderful base for teaching astronomy, scientific discovery, and computational science.  ...  In the United States, the National Science Foundation SCIENCE VOL 293 14 SEPTEMBER 2001 sponsors development of the information technology infrastructure necessary for a National Virtual  ... 
doi:10.1126/science.293.5537.2037 pmid:11557879 fatcat:5ko55kahyjf2dkqiifvifoy5zu

The GalMer database: galaxy mergers in the virtual observatory

I. V. Chilingarian, P. Di Matteo, F. Combes, A.-L. Melchior, B. Semelin
2010 Astronomy and Astrophysics  
We present the GalMer database, a library of galaxy merger simulations, made available to users through tools compatible with the Virtual Observatory (VO) standards adapted specially for this theoretical  ...  To investigate the physics of galaxy formation through hierarchical merging, it is necessary to simulate galaxy interactions varying a large number of parameters: morphological types, mass ratios, orbital  ...  Department of Energy, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the Japanese Monbukagakusho, the Max Planck Society, and the Higher Education Funding Council for England.  ... 
doi:10.1051/0004-6361/200912938 fatcat:4t6atypuzbelddow4pj3khj3yy

Astronomical Research Using Virtual Observatories

M. Tanaka, Y. Shirasaki, M. Ohishi, Y. Mizumoto, S. Kawanomoto, N. Yasuda, S. Honda
2010 Data Science Journal  
The Virtual Observatory (VO) for Astronomy is a framework that empowers astronomical research by providing standard methods to find, access, and utilize astronomical data archives distributed around the  ...  Interoperability among VO projects has been achieved with the VO standard protocols defined by the International Virtual Observatory Alliance (IVOA).  ...  YS is grateful for support under Grant-in-aid for Young Scientists (B) (17700085) carried out by the MEXT of Japan.  ... 
doi:10.2481/dsj.igy-018 fatcat:mvxomwmenvclfnp6k3gl6m3d3q

Grid Information Technology as a New Technological Tool for e-Science, Healthcare and Life Science

Juan Manuel Maqueira Marín, Sebastián Bruque Cámara
2007 Journal of Technology Management & Innovation  
We also argue that the technology may provide an ideal solution for the new challenges facing e-Health and Life Science.  ...  Scientists are taking increasing interest in an emerging technology – Grid Information Technology – that may offer a solution to their current needs.  ...  NVO (National Virtual Virtual observatory based on Grid Information Laboratory)  ... 
doaj:247bf5f3194d44a58edf30cf006ddc14 fatcat:lz3thphc7rbmfjercv4vml7gae

Massive Datasets in Astronomy [article]

Robert J. Brunner , and Alex S. Szalay Space Radiation Laboratory, Caltech, Department of Astronomy & Physics, Johns Hopkins University)
2001 arXiv   pre-print
These advances are now being organized through a concept of the Virtual Observatories, federations of data archives and services representing a new information infrastructure for astronomy of the 21st  ...  In this article, we provide an overview of some of the major datasets in astronomy, discuss different techniques used for archiving data, and conclude with a discussion of the future of massive datasets  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to acknowledge our many collaborators in the Virtual Observatory initiative.  ... 
arXiv:astro-ph/0106481v1 fatcat:ondbxzrr2rdtnhjuac3l2sq3wi

Massive Datasets in Astronomy [chapter]

Robert J. Brunner, S. George Djorgovski, Thomas A. Prince, Alex S. Szalay
2002 Massive Computing  
Observatories, federations of data archives and services representing a new information infrastructure for astronomy of the 21 st century.  ...  In this article, we provide an overview of some of the major datasets in astronomy, discuss different techniques used for archiving data, and conclude with a discussion of the future of massive datasets  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to acknowledge our many collaborators in the Virtual Observatory initiative.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4615-0005-6_27 fatcat:3rgzrev7wjeprd5vgkvd5pizom

Mining the LAMOST spectral archive

A-Li Luo, Yan-Xia Zhang, Jian-Nan Zhang, Yong-Heng Zhao
2004 Optimizing Scientific Return for Astronomy through Information Technologies  
The LAMOST data archive will be made publicly available in the standard data format for Virtual Observatories and in a form that will be fully compatible with future Grid technologies.  ...  The Large sky Area Multi-Object fibre Spectroscopic Telescope will yield 10 million spectra of a wide variety of objects including QSOs, galaxies and stars.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The author would like to thank Prof. C.K. Young (NAOC) for much help in improving the English in this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.551641 fatcat:hfbot7trordgtbjngig2254xsu


P. A. Oesch, C. M. Carollo, R. Feldmann, O. Hahn, S. J. Lilly, M. T. Sargent, C. Scarlata, M. C. Aller, H. Aussel, M. Bolzonella, T. Bschorr, K. Bundy (+18 others)
2010 Astrophysical Journal Letters  
(ii) The bulge-less disk galaxies, which contribute ~15% to the intermediate-mass galaxy population at z=1, virtually disappear by z=0.2.  ...  We use ~8,600 >5e10 Msol COSMOS galaxies to study how the morphological mix of massive ellipticals, bulge-dominated disks, intermediate-bulge disks, bulge-less disks and irregular galaxies evolves from  ...  Observatory, Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory, and the National Optical Astronomy Observatory, which are operated by the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy, Inc.  ... 
doi:10.1088/2041-8205/714/1/l47 fatcat:nmnsq5oc5rgjln3k2anxx5a4nm

Some Pattern Recognition Challenges in Data-Intensive Astronomy

S.G. Djorgovski, C. Donalek, A. Mahabal, R. Williams, A.J. Drake, M.J. Graham, E. Glikman
2006 18th International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR'06)  
We review some of the recent developments and challenges posed by the data analysis in modern digital sky surveys, which are representative of the information-rich astronomy in the context of Virtual Observatory  ...  Illustrative examples include the problems of an automated star-galaxy classification in complex and heterogeneous panoramic imaging data sets, and an automated, iterative, dynamical classification of  ...  [3] The astronomical community has responded to these challenges with the concept of a Virtual Observatory (VO): a geographically and institutionally distributed, web-based research environment for  ... 
doi:10.1109/icpr.2006.1064 dblp:conf/icpr/DjorgovskiDMWDGG06 fatcat:vvlqi2aqsvd7dimcm5cowbbexm

Grids, the TeraGrid and beyond

D.A. Reed
2003 Computer  
NCSA, SDSC, and their partners have built many of the tools needed to operate grid-based distributed computing and information infrastructures.  ...  The National Science Foundation PACI Program supports two partnerships: the National Computational Science Alliance (Alliance) and the National Partnership for Advanced Computational Infrastructure (NPACI  ...  Correlating such data to identify new phenomena and test theories motivated the recent creation of the United States National Virtual Observatory (NVO) and the European Astrophysical Virtual Observatory  ... 
doi:10.1109/mc.2003.1160057 fatcat:ecffqp46zbdzpjfdjna6wreazi

RCSED—A Value-added Reference Catalog of Spectral Energy Distributions of 800,299 Galaxies in 11 Ultraviolet, Optical, and Near-infrared Bands: Morphologies, Colors, Ionized Gas, and Stellar Population Properties

Igor V. Chilingarian, Ivan Yu. Zolotukhin, Ivan Yu. Katkov, Anne-Laure Melchior, Evgeniy V. Rubtsov, Kirill A. Grishin
2017 Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series  
Accessible from the Virtual Observatory (VO) and complemented with detailed information on galaxy properties obtained with the state-of-the-art data analysis, RCSED enables direct studies of galaxy formation  ...  We provide tabulated color transformations for galaxies of different morphologies and luminosities and analytic expressions for the red sequence shape in different colors.  ...  Virtual Observatory infrastructure and available via a web application and as a Virtual Observatory resource providing IVOA TAP and IVOA SSAP interfaces in order to programmatically access tabular data  ... 
doi:10.3847/1538-4365/228/2/14 fatcat:oqkpifflcrcntgauwp22sskawe
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